Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics146% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive73.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime2 Days
Run DateSep 18 '20 at 00:57
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88% Excellent
Memory 96.9
1-Core 133
2-Core 261
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 685
71% 556 Pts
64-Core 682
46% 682 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$800
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2780 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
146% Outstanding
Lighting 568
Reflection 524
Parallax 589
149% 560 fps
MRender 271
Gravity 568
Splatting 295
147% 378 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 146%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$67
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 130 97 92 83 78 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 388
Write 158
Mixed 192
SusWrite 100
46% 209 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 36.5
147% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 141
110% 150 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 74%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 2.5TB
373GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 171 173 158 154 150 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 149
Mixed 83.7
SusWrite 151
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 103%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 32GB
25GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4 2.8 3.1 3.7 3.7 3.1 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
7.8% Terrible
Read 27
Write 6
Mixed 8.5
SusWrite 3.4
12% 11.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 2.8
136% 2.97 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.8%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 26.5
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 32.3
SC Mixed 29.3
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 7,061 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,007
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $180Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $46
Intel Core i5-9400F $142Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $42
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $36Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $548SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback