Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics56.8% 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 Drive99% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, ,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161011
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 16:49
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 above expectations (77th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Memory 95
1-Core 137
2-Core 276
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 737
78% 609 Pts
64-Core 735
49% 735 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$218
CLim: 1380 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.20
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.8% Above average
Lighting 69.7
Reflection 71
Parallax 88.4
56% 76.3 fps
MRender 72.4
Gravity 70.9
Splatting 59
57% 67.4 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 61%
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
6.65% Terrible
Lighting 8.07
Reflection 12.1
Parallax 8.75
6% 9.63 fps
MRender 14
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 0.13
7% 7.23 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.65%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 64 69 69 64 65 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 362
Mixed 383
SusWrite 87.8
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 56.5
194% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 354
247% 313 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 99%
Great: 123%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$57
181GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 487 488 487 399 274 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 491
Mixed 471
SusWrite 436
108% 478 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 57.8
198% 70.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 125%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 41.7
MC Mixed 33.2
109% 38.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 46.2
SC Mixed 31.7
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 9,621 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
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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: 67% - Good Total price: $1,009
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