Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 86.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.75% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime18 Days
Run DateNov 08 '19 at 04:45
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$378
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 262
95% 200 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 698
74% 576 Pts
64-Core 712
48% 712 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7323
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
6.75% Terrible
Lighting 24
Reflection 31.5
Parallax 27.9
6% 27.8 fps
MRender 25.7
Gravity 22.3
Splatting 38
7% 28.7 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.75%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,827
Write 5,768
Mixed 394
672% 2,996 MB/s
4K Read 410
4K Write 374
4K Mixed 93.1
939% 293 MB/s
DQ Read 1,265
DQ Write 828
DQ Mixed 1,082
797% 1,058 MB/s
Poor: 75% Great: 131%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
361GB free
Firmware: HPH4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 187 187 189 189 190 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 172
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 188
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 102%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
58.5% Above average
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 17.9
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 18.1
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 102%
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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 20,225 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,068
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