Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics21.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive95.9% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
10 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory59.7 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 06 '19 at 21:24
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$282
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Memory 95.2
1-Core 124
2-Core 249
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 665
70% 549 Pts
64-Core 663
44% 663 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$693
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 436.48
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
21.8% Poor
Lighting 74.7
Reflection 74.7
Parallax 74.4
20% 74.6 fps
MRender 74.5
Gravity 74.7
Splatting 0.2
22% 49.8 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$150
460GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 198 126 196 151 162 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 368
Mixed 209
SusWrite 185
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 48
164% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 194
172% 264 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 196 194 195 197 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 207
Write 151
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 195
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB-$681
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
96.4% Outstanding
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 29.8
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 28.8
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 180%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 26,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,044
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