Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics43.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive273% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
20 months ago, 20 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateDec 01 '18 at 14:53
Run Duration272 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 143
2-Core 285
100% 175 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 552
73% 539 Pts
64-Core 553
37% 553 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 977 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.11.2
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
43.7% Average
Lighting 195
Reflection 151
Parallax 250
51% 199 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 156
Splatting 169
44% 149 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 49%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$120
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1150 852 848 851 853 855 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
273% Outstanding
Read 1919
Write 2,231
Mixed 1,678
SusWrite 901
378% 1,682 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 73.8
269% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,434
DQ Write 1,201
DQ Mixed 1,286
972% 1,307 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 273%
Great: 272%
Mushkin ECO2 240GB-$109
131GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 147 143 163 151 145 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 335
Write 227
Mixed 259
SusWrite 151
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 41.9
168% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 138
118% 169 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 81%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$45
468GB free
Firmware: MS2OA7L0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 172 170 169 172 171 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 151
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 170
98% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$88
309GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 78 81 84 85 87 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 87.2
Write 130
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 81.1
68% 92.6 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.6
248% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$25
91GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 54 55 54 53 54 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
36.7% Below average
Read 73.8
Write 76.2
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 53.7
48% 65.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 69%
Seagate ST4000LM024-2AN17V 4TB
384GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 121 126 124 124 127 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
50% Average
Read 49.2
Write 83.7
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 124
58% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.5
162% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50%
Great: 62%
WD My Book 1230 4TB
914GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 97 97 97 98 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
44.1% Average
Read 116
Write 116
Mixed 91.7
SusWrite 97.6
142% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
95% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 61%
WD My Passport 0827 1TB
205GB free, PID 0827
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 75 75 76 76 76 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
33% Below average
Read 70.7
Write 57.7
Mixed 49
SusWrite 75.5
85% 63.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
98% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 33%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 33.8
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 41.1
SC Mixed 30.8
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 5,289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,107
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