Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 94%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% 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 Drive82.7% 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.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 17 '20 at 23:07
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Memory 96.2
1-Core 142
2-Core 281
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 769
81% 632 Pts
64-Core 765
51% 765 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 94%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$350
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2227 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 126
Reflection 147
Parallax 142
105% 139 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 132
Splatting 115
69% 120 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 180GB-$209
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 149 147 147 150 161 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 323
Write 192
Mixed 227
SusWrite 151
50% 223 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 41.1
165% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 127
123% 198 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 82%
WD Purple 1TB (2014)-$56
349GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 108 110 111 111 111 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 106
Write 101
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 108
70% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 26.7
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 29.9
88% 31 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 95.7%
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 8,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,007
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