Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 90.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics7.32% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive262% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161011
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 17 '19 at 09:21
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$334
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 279
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 721
78% 606 Pts
64-Core 724
49% 724 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6373
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
7.32% Terrible
Lighting 25
Reflection 32
Parallax 26.3
6% 27.8 fps
MRender 26.3
Gravity 22.4
Splatting 38
8% 28.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.32%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY7301Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 804 589 578 564 549 529 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
262% Outstanding
Read 1,815
Write 1,501
Mixed 901
SusWrite 602
268% 1,205 MB/s
4K Read 61.9
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 85.4
295% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,469
DQ Write 1,288
DQ Mixed 1,154
927% 1,304 MB/s
Poor: 128%
This bench: 262%
Great: 263%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB-$135
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.4% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 22.8
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.4
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 103%
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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 19,610 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $971
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