Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics60.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory7.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime15.4 Days
Run DateNov 29 '19 at 23:16
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 121
2-Core 237
88% 152 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 680
73% 566 Pts
64-Core 649
44% 649 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$252
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
60.3% Good
Lighting 246
Reflection 207
Parallax 222
65% 225 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 222
Splatting 173
60% 182 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$59
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 87 81 93 96 95 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Read 876
Write 100
Mixed 195
SusWrite 91.8
68% 316 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 39.9
4K Mixed 30.6
105% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 39.8
DQ Mixed 69
86% 161 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 171%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$50
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 95 92 95 96 96 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 88.5
Write 93
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 94.9
66% 89.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 67%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
849GB free
Firmware: 03.01A03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 161 162 164 163 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 152
Mixed 93.7
SusWrite 163
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 100%
Great: 108%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 167 170 173 172 172 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 147
Mixed 75
SusWrite 170
103% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 28
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 24
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 109%
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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 24,708 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,096
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