Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 94.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive129% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 19:44
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 491
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 533
MC Mixed 492
74% 494 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 313
Reflection 302
Parallax 315
97% 310 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 297
Splatting 228
105% 245 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$90
347GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 406 364 360 377 357 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 484
Mixed 416
SusWrite 383
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 65.5
223% 79.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 129%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
186GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 154 153 153 156 157 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 134
Write 133
Mixed 96.7
SusWrite 154
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSC.16FBR2 BLS8G4D26BFSC.16FBD2 16GB
2667, 2667 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
90.2% Outstanding
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 29.5
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 25
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 13,023 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,044
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $368Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $115SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $780SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $125SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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