Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. 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 75%, this CPU's 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 Drive53.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
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 Date20170322
Uptime2 Days
Run DateAug 12 '19 at 20:32
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$189
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
75% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 224
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 422
58% 423 Pts
64-Core 377
25% 377 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 75%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$330
MSI(1462 3369) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 414
Reflection 372
Parallax 389
109% 392 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 412
Splatting 247
109% 299 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 128GB-$25
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1021A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 44 48 47 40 43 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 456
Write 370
Mixed 373
SusWrite 58.4
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 24.6
80% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 47.1
67% 121 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 172 169 172 174 174 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 147
Write 142
Mixed 74.3
SusWrite 172
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 116%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
304GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 115 115 114 113 111 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
75.6% Very good
Read 150
Write 147
Mixed 105
SusWrite 113
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
66.6% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 20.6
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 20.6
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 21,068 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,023
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HDDRAMUSB
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