Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 90.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics31.8% 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 Drive88.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateJan 17 '20 at 22:34
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
1-Core 130
2-Core 260
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 698
79% 607 Pts
64-Core 706
47% 706 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
MSI(1462 2847) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
31.8% Below average
Lighting 90.7
Reflection 75.5
Parallax 116
24% 93.9 fps
MRender 86.6
Gravity 117
Splatting 77.1
32% 93.6 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 97 97 132 135 138 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 440
Write 128
Mixed 204
SusWrite 116
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 39.6
160% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 128
155% 273 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 100%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$75
200GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 408 425 408 407 408 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
178% Outstanding
Read 703
Write 621
Mixed 620
SusWrite 415
132% 590 MB/s
4K Read 64.2
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 86.2
288% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 844
DQ Write 723
DQ Mixed 1,085
731% 884 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 178%
Great: 288%
Patriot Burst 120GB
82GB free
Firmware: SBFM11.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 97 93 47 46 47 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 310
Write 280
Mixed 249
SusWrite 70.3
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 95.2
4K Mixed 28.3
132% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 164
149% 225 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$50
21GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 100 97 119 116 110 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 112
Write 100
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 105
70% 95.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS8213.C8FH1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
39.1% Below average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 10.2
36% 12.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 13.4
SC Mixed 12.6
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 62
65% 62 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 42%
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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 21,806 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 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $991
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