Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 95.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics96.7% 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 Drive74.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 08:41
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$180
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Memory 92.4
1-Core 147
2-Core 296
100% 179 Pts
4-Core 570
8-Core 575
78% 573 Pts
64-Core 407
27% 407 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
MSI(1462 C304) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
96.7% Outstanding
Lighting 371
Reflection 355
Parallax 371
98% 366 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 368
Splatting 240
97% 271 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU635 240GB
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1210A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 369 169 27 5.5 41 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 504
Write 383
Mixed 334
SusWrite 104
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 26.3
135% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 66.2
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 35
67% 126 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 96%
Adata Premier SP550 120GB-$40
101GB free
Firmware: O1230C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 109 57 59 57 57 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 330
Mixed 374
SusWrite 91.7
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 49
178% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 236
195% 277 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 91%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
490GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 156 156 155 157 156 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 186
Mixed 113
SusWrite 156
118% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
239% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
314GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 125 128 127 126 124 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
80% Very good
Read 152
Write 143
Mixed 95.8
SusWrite 126
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
247% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 80%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSB.8FBD BLS4G4D240FSB.8FBD BLS4G4D240FSB.8FADG BLS4G4D240FSB.8FADG 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
78.1% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 25
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 23.7
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 26,201 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,042
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