Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics115% 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.
Boot Drive310% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 19 '19 at 09:36
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
76.8% Very good
1-Core 125
2-Core 237
86% 181 Pts
4-Core 395
8-Core 582
63% 488 Pts
64-Core 623
42% 623 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$445
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2602 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 680
Reflection 399
Parallax 437
178% 505 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 420
Splatting 264
112% 312 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme TS1TMTE220S 1TB
553GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S63A Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 751 1117 1009 1007 1016 959 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
310% Outstanding
Read 2,578
Write 877
Mixed 137
SusWrite 977
249% 1,142 MB/s
4K Read 63
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 90.9
298% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,294
DQ Write 1128
DQ Mixed 588
611% 1,003 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 310%
Great: 350%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M4C3000C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3007 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 31.1
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 29.1
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 112%
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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 20,253 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: $1,070
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