Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. 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 67%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93.8% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very 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)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 25 '19 at 09:47
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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 i3-7100-$132
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
67% Good
SC Int 119
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 120
84% 122 Pts
QC Int 297
QC Float 349
QC Mixed 326
58% 324 Pts
MC Int 297
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 336
22% 329 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 67%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
CLim: 1281 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.4.3
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
65.8% Good
Lighting 197
Reflection 169
Parallax 248
67% 204 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 186
Splatting 127
65% 150 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD220 240GB-$41
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0624AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 95 53 54 55 54 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 433
Mixed 386
SusWrite 85.5
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 49.8
176% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 251
210% 302 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS824A.M8FH 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2460 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
46.3% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 12.1
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 14.3
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 48%
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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 17,044 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,073
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