Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 77.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics109% 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 Drive94.3% 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 16:56
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
77.1% Very good
1-Core 137
2-Core 274
97% 206 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 714
72% 569 Pts
64-Core 730
49% 730 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 420
Reflection 338
Parallax 430
109% 396 fps
MRender 386
Gravity 402
Splatting 244
110% 344 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$60
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 398 347 143 154 154 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 472
Mixed 385
SusWrite 248
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 41.6
158% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 308
224% 289 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 95%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 132 134 136 133 129 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 130
Write 114
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 132
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
70.2% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 20.1
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 20.6
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 110%
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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 17,731 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,027
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HDDRAMUSB
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