Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 82.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 23:03
Run Duration197 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$250
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
82.3% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 401
91% 404 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 472
MC Mixed 444
67% 449 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Lighting 242
Reflection 203
Parallax 221
72% 222 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 220
Splatting 173
78% 181 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$80
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 338 231 255 229 241 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 484
Mixed 398
SusWrite 281
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 56.4
187% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 359
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 112%
Great: 133%
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
86GB free
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 252 252 244 229 170 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 467
Write 249
Mixed 175
SusWrite 232
62% 281 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 24.8
119% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 57
106% 214 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 85%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$79
259GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 139 139 139 140 139 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 133
Write 132
Mixed 91
SusWrite 138
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
517GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 200 198 202 201 201 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 142
Mixed 83.8
SusWrite 199
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 111%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$96
141GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 121 126 121 125 129 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 146
Write 104
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 123
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 107%
WD Elements 107C 4TB
628GB free, PID 107c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 150 153 154 153 152 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 109
Write 112
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 152
160% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
113% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 59%
WD My Book 1230 4TB
765GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 32 33 33 33 33 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
18.6% Very poor
Read 33.5
Write 34.2
Mixed 30.2
SusWrite 32.4
44% 32.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
105% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 18.6%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
71.2% Very good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21.9
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 25
SC Mixed 22.6
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 110%
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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 13,751 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,055
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $41Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $126SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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