Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive256% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161011
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 04:11
Run Duration194 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$333
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
1-Core 139
2-Core 268
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 719
78% 602 Pts
64-Core 711
48% 711 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 53% Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$430
314GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1037 1086 1077 1116 1126 980 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 1,414
Write 1,233
Mixed 775
SusWrite 1,070
252% 1,123 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 66.6
237% 89.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,492
DQ Write 1,273
DQ Mixed 1,109
906% 1,291 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 256%
Great: 299%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$60
108GB free
Firmware: 541ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 85 85 83 85 84 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 136
Write 99.8
Mixed 126
SusWrite 84.8
25% 112 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 23.8
125% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 127
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 88.4
75% 110 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 74%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$110
4TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 190 188 195 191 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 187
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 191
116% 160 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
385% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
Seagate Expansion Desk 8TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 9401
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 169 173 169 177 175 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 125
Write 148
Mixed 111
SusWrite 172
103% 139 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.9
398% 3.37 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 93%
Marvell Raid VD 1TB
240GB free
Firmware: MV.R00-0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 160 166 167 167 164 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 233
Write 151
Mixed 66
SusWrite 164
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.2
294% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 114%
Great: 138%
WD RE4 500GB (2010)-$24
567GB free
Firmware: 01.01S02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 107 108 106 107 105 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
68.9% Good
Read 133
Write 116
Mixed 108
SusWrite 107
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 77%
PNY USB 3.0 FD 124GB
101GB free, PID 00d9
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 147 133 157 142 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 110
Write 50
Mixed 103
SusWrite 148
139% 103 MB/s
4K Read 3.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.3
85% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
PNY 8GBF2X04JEEE36-12-K 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 26.2
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 26.8
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 89%
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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).

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,053
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