Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics28.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive152% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateDec 16 '19 at 02:02
Run Duration259 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
91% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 269
99% 208 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 716
77% 596 Pts
64-Core 739
50% 739 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 91%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 445.23
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
28.8% Poor
Lighting 108
Reflection 75.4
Parallax 118
28% 100 fps
MRender 76
Gravity 106
Splatting 77.2
29% 86.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX6000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$90
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V6005-a9 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 760 754 801 800 759 564 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
152% Outstanding
Read 753
Write 736
Mixed 603
SusWrite 740
160% 708 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 52.1
193% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 404
DQ Mixed 303
253% 362 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 152%
Great: 152%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
429GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 133 134 134 133 135 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 168
Write 135
Mixed 83.2
SusWrite 133
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
341GB free
Firmware: HP51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 145 143 147 144 145 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 150
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 143
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 114%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
912GB free
Firmware: 2BA3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 50 49 50 48 51 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
45.7% Average
Read 109
Write 68.4
Mixed 51.7
SusWrite 49.5
51% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 60%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$80
972GB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 146 148 147 147 148 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 145
Mixed 80.6
SusWrite 146
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 113%
WD WD2001FASS-00U0B0 2TB
614GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 133 134 133 130 134 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 141
Write 131
Mixed 106
SusWrite 133
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
203% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 82%
WD WD2001FASS-00U0B0 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 99 99 98 99 101 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
65.7% Good
Read 129
Write 104
Mixed 99
SusWrite 99.1
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
189% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 82%
WD WD5000AVDS-63U7B1 500GB
419GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 47 48 47 48 48 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 86.9
Write 88.3
Mixed 53.6
SusWrite 47.5
51% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 53%
Seagate ST3750640AS 750GB-$60
255GB free
Firmware: 3.AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 45 46 47 48 47 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
34.6% Below average
Read 73.8
Write 47.7
Mixed 46.8
SusWrite 46.6
40% 53.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 42%
WD RE4 500GB (2010)-$35
417GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 29 29 30 29 30 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
44% Average
Read 124
Write 29.9
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 29.5
41% 55.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
115% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44%
Great: 78%
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 750GB-$130
698GB free
Firmware: JA2OA560
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 64 70 76 66 75 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
42.4% Average
Read 77.8
Write 53.9
Mixed 27.1
SusWrite 69.8
42% 57.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
92% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 57%
ST332062 0A 320GB
259GB free, PID 6204
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 35 35 35 35 35 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
16.7% Very poor
Read 33.1
Write 33.7
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 35.3
44% 32.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
74% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 16.7%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-2133C15-8GNT Adata 16GB
2200, 2200 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
62.8% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19.5
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 20.3
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 80%
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L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 22,843 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,072
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