Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 80%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics55.7% 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 Drive98% 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.
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.
Run History
5 days ago, 4 days ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 30 '20 at 22:52
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User ALB-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
80% Very good
Memory 84.8
1-Core 122
2-Core 232
84% 146 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 433
59% 434 Pts
64-Core 445
30% 445 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 80%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$159
CLim: 1350 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Performing below potential (45th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
55.7% Above average
Lighting 202
Reflection 175
Parallax 267
53% 215 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 204
Splatting 134
56% 162 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 62%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD7SN3Q-512G-1006 512GB
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2180006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 360 376 376 364 353 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 422
Write 366
Mixed 236
SusWrite 364
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 38.8
150% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 145
148% 241 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 98%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2133C14D4/4G Crucial CT4G4DFS8213.C8FBR2 KHX2133C14/8G 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
75% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 22.8
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 22.4
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 75%
Great: 75%
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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 25,492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,108
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