Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive141% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory2.2 GB free of 4 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '19 at 18:34
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i5-7500-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
SC Int 98.6
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 431
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 419
MC Float 460
MC Mixed 437
66% 439 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$180
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.2
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
68.1% Good
Lighting 186
Reflection 180
Parallax 271
67% 212 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 197
Splatting 131
69% 159 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc300 NVMe SK hynix 256GB
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 399 404 409 403 405 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 974
Write 410
Mixed 502
SusWrite 400
126% 571 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 42
170% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 745
DQ Write 405
DQ Mixed 488
386% 546 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 141%
Great: 141%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
V01D4L84GB5285282133 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
40.9% Average
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 11.2
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 12
36% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 42%
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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 16,944 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,085
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