Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive174% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 29 '19 at 01:44
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
1-Core 140
2-Core 238
91% 189 Pts
4-Core 431
8-Core 652
69% 541 Pts
64-Core 712
48% 712 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 100%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 615 618 612 625 606 599 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
174% Outstanding
Read 719
Write 602
Mixed 522
SusWrite 612
138% 614 MB/s
4K Read 55
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 60.9
245% 91.2 MB/s
DQ Read 829
DQ Write 668
DQ Mixed 898
631% 798 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 174%
Great: 262%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
466GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 468 467 475 459 454 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 457
Mixed 397
SusWrite 465
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 67.3
230% 83.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 135%
Great: 135%
Crucial MX500 2TB-$210
908GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 449 448 455 440 436 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 443
Mixed 400
SusWrite 446
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 61.7
193% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 294
239% 341 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 124%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Flare X DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
78.1% Very good
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 22.6
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 21.2
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 122%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 76%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,007
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