Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 144%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 97.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive300% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateDec 02 '19 at 08:06
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
1-Core 154
2-Core 306
108% 230 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 808
84% 660 Pts
64-Core 804
54% 804 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2857 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 411
Reflection 388
Parallax 414
108% 404 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 408
Splatting 257
110% 308 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro 512GB
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0906I
SusWrite @10s intervals: 900 517 514 519 327 511 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
300% Outstanding
Read 2,748
Write 1,224
Mixed 1,546
SusWrite 548
335% 1,517 MB/s
4K Read 71.8
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 102
347% 125 MB/s
DQ Read 1,475
DQ Write 730
DQ Mixed 534
548% 913 MB/s
Poor: 180%
This bench: 300%
Great: 335%
WD Blue 500GB-$90
74GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 309 282 300 260 111 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 471
Mixed 340
SusWrite 281
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 44.1
161% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 253
210% 301 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 26.7
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 30.9
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 49.4
81% 49.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 94%
Great: 103%
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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 21,068 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,023
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HDDRAMUSB
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