Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 79.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics81.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory1.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime9.1 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 03:29
Run Duration859 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
79.7% Very good
1-Core 129
2-Core 248
89% 188 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 530
62% 472 Pts
64-Core 664
45% 664 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Lighting 169
Reflection 158
Parallax 147
44% 158 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 308
Splatting 206
83% 239 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
MyDigitalSSD BPX NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB-$148
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 843
Write 968
Mixed 529
174% 780 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 34.4
129% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 842
DQ Write 420
DQ Mixed 155
242% 472 MB/s
Poor: 108% Great: 210%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
102GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 135 135 135 135 135 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 427
Write 400
Mixed 345
SusWrite 166
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 47.4
164% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 166
175% 289 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 108%
Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB-$50
986GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 103 99 103 104 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
36.3% Below average
Read 24
Write 68
Mixed 32
SusWrite 102
41% 56.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
74% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
28.8% Poor
MC Read 11.4
MC Write 8.4
MC Mixed 8.2
27% 9.33 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 9.2
24% 8.47 GB/s
Latency 80.8
50% 80.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 55%
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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 21,113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,001
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