Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 75.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics110% 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.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 18 '19 at 18:58
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 13%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$247
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Memory 88.2
1-Core 110
2-Core 217
81% 139 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 420
51% 384 Pts
64-Core 319
21% 319 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
110% Outstanding
Lighting 422
Reflection 391
Parallax 415
111% 409 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 413
Splatting 260
110% 307 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 483
Write 447
Mixed 371
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 60.5
210% 76.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 350
265% 356 MB/s
Poor: 73% Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 207 207 208 208 210 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 140
Mixed 88.8
SusWrite 206
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 115%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMR32GX4M2C3200C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
76.2% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 24.9
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 6,895 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,074
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Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
HDDRAMUSB
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