Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 81.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics7% 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 Drive379% 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.
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)
Memory25.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 28 '20 at 03:41
Run Duration218 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 way below expectations (18th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Memory 81.5
1-Core 136
2-Core 222
85% 146 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 679
71% 557 Pts
64-Core 693
46% 693 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
7% Terrible
Lighting 8.43
Reflection 12.3
Parallax 9.12
7% 9.94 fps
MRender 10.8
Gravity 7.77
Splatting 0.13
6% 6.24 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
889GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2236 2334 2254 2336 1377 1254 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
379% Outstanding
Read 3,258
Write 2,429
Mixed 153
SusWrite 1,965
432% 1,951 MB/s
4K Read 57.9
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 79.5
280% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 711
DQ Write 1177
DQ Mixed 537
522% 808 MB/s
Poor: 111%
This bench: 379%
Great: 379%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$34
46GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 358 356 357 352 355 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 436
Write 345
Mixed 258
SusWrite 356
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 14.7
111% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 86.9
108% 185 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 84%
WD WD2500BEVS-22UST0 250GB
232GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 56 56 56 56 55 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
31.9% Below average
Read 55.1
Write 55.8
Mixed 39.4
SusWrite 55.5
38% 51.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 33%
WD Ext HDD 1021 3TB
121GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 32 34 33 33 33 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
19.5% Very poor
Read 37.3
Write 36.4
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 32.8
46% 34 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
98% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 19.5%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3866 C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
72.6% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 22.8
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 22.4
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 77.7
52% 77.7 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 129%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 8,069 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
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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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