Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 140%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 96.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics144% 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 Drive121% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 05 '21 at 15:45
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 145
2-Core 290
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 565
8-Core 567
77% 566 Pts
64-Core 563
38% 563 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,074
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 178
Reflection 191
Parallax 183
144% 184 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 187
Splatting 127
144% 150 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 144%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 317 184 157 160 149 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 494
Mixed 402
SusWrite 214
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 66.8
229% 82 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 121%
Great: 134%
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB
289GB free
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 446 459 467 462 470 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 493
Mixed 473
SusWrite 437
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 65.4
224% 81.3 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 364
274% 366 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 133%
Great: 132%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
942GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 163 164 164 164 164 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 175
Mixed 85.6
SusWrite 163
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 43.8
MC Mixed 36.5
111% 38.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 46.3
SC Mixed 32.8
95% 33.2 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 12,015 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,132
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