Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics92.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory26.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime11 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '20 at 01:12
Run Duration228 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 251
90% 190 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 671
75% 578 Pts
64-Core 670
45% 670 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 86%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7262
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
6.59% Terrible
Lighting 23.2
Reflection 30.2
Parallax 26.8
6% 26.7 fps
MRender 26.4
Gravity 21.4
Splatting 36.2
7% 28 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.59%
Great: 7%
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Lighting 361
Reflection 339
Parallax 358
95% 353 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 353
Splatting 232
93% 261 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WD10EZEX-08M2NA0 500GB
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 399 381 319 354 332 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 504
Write 480
Mixed 364
SusWrite 364
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 62.8
209% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 357
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 90% Great: 129%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$90
245GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 400 372 375 341 345 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 483
Mixed 409
SusWrite 372
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 63.6
217% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 126%
Great: 134%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$169
418GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2034 1274 1271 1275 1278 1278 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
340% Outstanding
Read 2,513
Write 2,354
Mixed 1,612
SusWrite 1,402
441% 1,970 MB/s
4K Read 64.6
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 89.4
299% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,443
DQ Write 1285
DQ Mixed 1,352
1,017% 1,360 MB/s
Poor: 214%
This bench: 340%
Great: 361%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
812GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 50 50 49 47 48 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 52% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-3000C16-8GTZR F4-3000C15-8GTZR F4-3000C16-8GTZR F4-3000C15-8GTZR 32GB
3001, 3001, 3001, 3001 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 36.6
MC Mixed 30
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 39.4
SC Mixed 28.1
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 95.8%
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 21,708 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $988
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