Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 93.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics57.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive46.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 15 '19 at 17:58
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$329
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 252
93% 195 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 732
82% 630 Pts
64-Core 737
49% 737 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
57.2% Above average
Lighting 226
Reflection 201
Parallax 213
59% 213 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 208
Splatting 169
57% 176 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 120GB
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 13 92 90 68 61 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 434
Write 289
Mixed 201
SusWrite 76.9
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 39.8
4K Mixed 12.2
72% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 20.8
DQ Mixed 27.6
31% 55.5 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 53%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 173 174 174 174 174 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 165
Mixed 126
SusWrite 174
124% 169 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
226% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 27.4
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 38.1
SC Mixed 30.9
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 97%
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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 19,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $985
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