Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Gaming 48%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 80%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics52.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive114% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 06:53
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7400-$182
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
80% Excellent
Memory 93
1-Core 109
2-Core 211
81% 137 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 382
53% 386 Pts
64-Core 391
26% 391 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 80%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1288 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52.3% Above average
Lighting 65.1
Reflection 66.7
Parallax 93.6
54% 75.2 fps
MRender 67.6
Gravity 67
Splatting 55.4
40% 63.3 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$34
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 432 439 403 214 211 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 422
Mixed 409
SusWrite 354
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 53.7
184% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 271
225% 325 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 114%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$120
2TB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 132 134 133 133 139 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 139
Write 134
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 135
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2648 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 24.3
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 25.3
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 7,803 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 74%
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 64%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $997
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