Asus PRIME Z270-P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics22.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive81.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-P  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171214
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 09 '19 at 17:38
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6400-$182
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
50.6% Above average
1-Core 92.2
2-Core 176
64% 134 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 298
43% 309 Pts
64-Core 266
18% 266 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
MSI(1462 3201) 2GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 418.81
Relative performance (0th percentile)
22.5% Poor
Lighting 80.8
Reflection 76.4
Parallax 70.6
20% 75.9 fps
MRender 55.9
Gravity 102
Splatting 72.3
25% 76.8 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 22.5%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 341 358 312 288 289 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 430
Write 375
Mixed 385
SusWrite 318
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 36.2
114% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 210
158% 210 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
647GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 181 184 186 188 188 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 179
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 183
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2800 C16 4x4GB-$96
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
69.1% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 22.2
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 21.2
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 84.8
47% 84.8 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 112%
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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-P Builds (Compare 11,379 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-P - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $844
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