Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.4%, 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 Drive290% 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.
Very high background CPU (70%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory26.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 22 '21 at 07:41
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 70%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Memory 97.5
1-Core 128
2-Core 215
88% 147 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 454
65% 471 Pts
64-Core 456
31% 456 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9126
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
6.32% Terrible
Lighting 7.4
Reflection 10
Parallax 8.8
6% 8.73 fps
MRender 11.8
Gravity 7.6
Splatting 13.2
7% 10.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.32%
Great: 6%
AMD RX Vega-64-$400
CLim: 1630 MHz, MLim: 1100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 115
Reflection 112
Parallax 199
93% 142 fps
MRender 93.9
Gravity 144
Splatting 76.9
109% 105 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
279GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1823 1025 767 772 769 781 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
290% Outstanding
Read 2,419
Write 2,180
Mixed 1,650
SusWrite 990
405% 1,810 MB/s
4K Read 61.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 77.4
250% 82.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,488
DQ Write 957
DQ Mixed 1,138
871% 1,194 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 290%
Great: 332%
Samsung 750 EVO 120GB-$150
112GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 131 130 132 132 132 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 394
Write 365
Mixed 307
SusWrite 168
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 28.8
92% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 69.8
75% 123 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 111%
Intel Optane+1.8TBHDD
2TB free
Firmware: 18.30
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 141 142 136 149 142 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 66% Great: 104%
Amd-raid WDC WDS240G2G0B- 240GB
355GB free
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 6.8 136 6.8 66 3.9 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 366
Mixed 347
SusWrite 86.5
242% 324 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.4
1,078% 8.9 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 169%
Great: 167%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$80
397GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 153 153 153 153 152 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
72% Very good
Read 97
Write 111
Mixed 57.1
SusWrite 152
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.6
448% 3.07 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 72%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL16G32C16U4BL.M8FB1 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 42.3
MC Mixed 30.7
109% 38.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 20.7
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 48.4
83% 48.4 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 10,270 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,041
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