Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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. 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 78.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics81.5% 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 Drive81.5% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 15 '19 at 12:03
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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 (73rd percentile)
78.9% Very good
1-Core 131
2-Core 261
92% 196 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 503
68% 497 Pts
64-Core 499
34% 499 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$409
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Lighting 314
Reflection 304
Parallax 346
83% 321 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 300
Splatting 241
80% 250 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin ECO2 240GB-$109
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 112 149 144 180 156 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 366
Write 211
Mixed 264
SusWrite 149
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 41.6
159% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 137
121% 180 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 83%
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$80
156GB free
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1210 855 859 860 859 861 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
284% Outstanding
Read 1,935
Write 2025
Mixed 1,696
SusWrite 917
369% 1,643 MB/s
4K Read 49.9
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 73.5
273% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,609
DQ Write 1,427
DQ Mixed 1,409
1,086% 1,482 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 284%
Great: 273%
WD My Passport 0827 1TB
223GB free, PID 0827
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 64 65 64 64 64 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
29.8% Poor
Read 65.4
Write 65.1
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 64.3
80% 59.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
98% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 29.8%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.1% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21.8
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.3
SC Mixed 23.1
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 109%
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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 18,395 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,028
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HDDRAMUSB
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