Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 86.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive122% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 07:29
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 254
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 488
67% 491 Pts
64-Core 481
32% 481 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Lighting 397
Reflection 368
Parallax 426
104% 397 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 378
Splatting 247
99% 277 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 316 304 306 288 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 480
Mixed 461
SusWrite 295
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 61.9
215% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 122%
Great: 130%
Seagate ST6000VN0041-2EL11C 6TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC61
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 183 185 185 185 185 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 29% Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
172GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 137 136 135 138 139 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 150
Write 151
Mixed 102
SusWrite 137
100% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
243% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$114
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 146 147 146 147 147 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 114
Write 111
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 146
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$154
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 43.3
MC Mixed 32.1
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 43.7
SC Mixed 30.1
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 47.5
84% 47.5 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 107%
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 20,241 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,070
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