Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 80.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive114% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory9 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 23:09
Run Duration198 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 way below expectations (17th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 127
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 386
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 415
MC Float 484
MC Mixed 450
67% 450 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 107%
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 above expectations (83rd percentile)
73.8% Very good
Lighting 237
Reflection 198
Parallax 216
71% 217 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 214
Splatting 170
76% 177 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 370 397 457 323 214 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 473
Mixed 389
SusWrite 353
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 92.9
4K Mixed 54.6
182% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 359
269% 359 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 114%
Great: 135%
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
86GB free
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 253 251 235 234 202 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 403
Write 128
Mixed 145
SusWrite 228
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 22.4
107% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 55
94% 188 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 85%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$79
259GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 137 138 139 139 139 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Read 142
Write 126
Mixed 75
SusWrite 138
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
517GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 199 201 202 199 201 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 151
Mixed 82.7
SusWrite 199
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 112%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$90
141GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 119 120 124 124 121 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 148
Write 104
Mixed 53
SusWrite 119
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 106%
WD Elements 107C 4TB
628GB free, PID 107c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 124 125 126 124 123 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
50.3% Above average
Read 110
Write 109
Mixed 82.7
SusWrite 124
145% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
112% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 59%
WD My Book 1230 4TB
765GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 33 33 33 33 33 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
19.2% Very poor
Read 35.5
Write 34.2
Mixed 28.7
SusWrite 32.7
44% 32.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
109% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 19.2%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
70% Very good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 21.7
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 22.8
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70%
Great: 112%
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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 15,076 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,068
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $100SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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