Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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. 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 79.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics83.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime7.5 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 04:13
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$195
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
79.1% Very good
1-Core 126
2-Core 253
89% 190 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 496
68% 497 Pts
64-Core 499
34% 499 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Lighting 339
Reflection 308
Parallax 319
87% 322 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 302
Splatting 236
80% 248 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$32
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 456
Write 348
Mixed 120
68% 308 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 72.9
4K Mixed 35
124% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 105
126% 221 MB/s
Poor: 42% Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
126GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 119 119 117 119 119 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 120
Write 89
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 118
72% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 115%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 3TB
95GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 172 174 173 181 173 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 131
Write 101
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 174
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
78.5% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 25.4
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 23.8
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 100%
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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 17,749 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

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