Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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 85.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 15 '20 at 16:44
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 32%

 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 (71st percentile)
85.5% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 253
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 484
66% 484 Pts
64-Core 490
33% 490 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Lighting 302
Reflection 278
Parallax 294
79% 291 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 280
Splatting 211
77% 229 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1299
Write 1,042
Mixed 578
215% 973 MB/s
4K Read 50.3
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 56.4
233% 89 MB/s
DQ Read 1,089
DQ Write 1,258
DQ Mixed 808
710% 1,052 MB/s
Poor: 152% Great: 235%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
860GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 170 170 171 170 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 149
Mixed 108
SusWrite 169
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
224% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 28.5
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 33.5
SC Mixed 26.1
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 89%
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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 21,171 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: 67% - Good Total price: $1,004
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HDDRAMUSB
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