Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 90.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics5.05% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive134% 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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 05 '20 at 14:33
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 131
2-Core 259
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 504
68% 499 Pts
64-Core 503
34% 503 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7263
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
5.05% Terrible
Lighting 24.2
Reflection 31.4
Parallax 27.5
6% 27.7 fps
MRender 0.2
Gravity 22.2
Splatting 37.5
5% 20 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.05%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 452 455 459 460 460 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 464
Write 456
Mixed 383
SusWrite 457
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 67
228% 82.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 134%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 27.4
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 28.7
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 5,214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,042
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