Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 74.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics48.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive150% 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 20:47
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 i5-7600-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
74.5% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 331
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 378
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 435
MC Mixed 408
60% 404 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$140
Asus(1043 0501) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.4.3
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
48.8% Average
Lighting 123
Reflection 136
Parallax 143
40% 134 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 147
Splatting 113
55% 129 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$250
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C2.1.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 886 800 274 378 315 312 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
150% Outstanding
Read 846
Write 998
Mixed 792
SusWrite 494
176% 782 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 51.2
181% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 649
DQ Write 718
DQ Mixed 666
506% 678 MB/s
Poor: 109%
This bench: 150%
Great: 182%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
102GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 142 142 143 143 142 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 141
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 142
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
81.2% Excellent
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 27.5
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 22.7
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 79.6
50% 79.6 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 103%
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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 16,448 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: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,027
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