Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '19 at 20:15
Run Duration67446 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i7-7700K-$390
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 152
SC Float 161
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 551
QC Mixed 533
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 754
MC Float 882
MC Mixed 820
122% 818 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 110%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$43
456GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 62 79 42 48 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
29.6% Poor
Read 56.8
Write 23.3
Mixed 21.5
SusWrite 46.5
27% 37 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
30% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 29.6%
Great: 108%
Seagate BUP Slim BL 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0107
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 128
Write 96.8
Mixed 69.7
73% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.1
242% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 15% Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB-$181
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
76% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 30.5
SC Mixed 24.5
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 13,855 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,059
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