Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 93.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 11:00
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Memory 95.5
1-Core 148
2-Core 294
101% 179 Pts
4-Core 495
8-Core 782
81% 639 Pts
64-Core 784
53% 784 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 384
Reflection 366
Parallax 390
101% 380 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 384
Splatting 240
102% 284 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 102%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 120GB-$89
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 101 99 98 109 105 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
66.4% Good
Read 403
Write 112
Mixed 167
SusWrite 102
43% 196 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 31.9
127% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 111
85% 114 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 81%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
42GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 273 120 124 105 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 415
Mixed 410
SusWrite 198
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 67.9
230% 83.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 120%
Great: 133%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$105
1.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 163 164 168 169 168 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 165
Mixed 71
SusWrite 166
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3020 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 36.6
MC Mixed 26.9
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 27.3
83% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 55.4
72% 55.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 5,098 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

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