Asus PRIME Z270M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 95.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics54.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive113% 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 Z270M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170323
Uptime5 Days
Run DateJan 15 '20 at 01:41
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 above expectations (89th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 278
98% 209 Pts
4-Core 538
8-Core 729
83% 634 Pts
64-Core 736
49% 736 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$428
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Lighting 214
Reflection 187
Parallax 206
56% 202 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 194
Splatting 132
55% 161 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$204
377GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 434 393 424 406 421 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 420
Mixed 357
SusWrite 421
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 51.2
170% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 338
260% 355 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 113%
Great: 126%
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 (73rd percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 36.7
MC Mixed 26.9
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 37.7
SC Mixed 30.6
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 49.7
80% 49.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z270M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,655 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270M-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $804
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