Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
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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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics88.2% 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 Drive84.6% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 05:08
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i7-7700K-$337
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 139
112% 139 Pts
QC Int 549
QC Float 582
QC Mixed 558
128% 563 Pts
MC Int 679
MC Float 813
MC Mixed 755
112% 749 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$480
EVGA(3842 4991) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Lighting 282
Reflection 258
Parallax 288
88% 276 fps
MRender 177
Gravity 258
Splatting 176
88% 204 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$33
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 338 357 360 361 359 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 427
Write 314
Mixed 249
SusWrite 351
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 13.7
126% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 86
108% 187 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 86%
SK hynix SC300 M.2 2280 256GB
235GB free
Firmware: 20100P00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 387 390 386 390 387 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 385
Mixed 325
SusWrite 388
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 40
155% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 275
229% 331 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 107%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
533GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 157 157 157 157 157 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 162
Mixed 117
SusWrite 157
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
250% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
922GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 162 162 162 162 162 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 88.5
Mixed 60
SusWrite 161
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 23
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 23.4
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74.8%
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).

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 16,273 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,050
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