Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics79.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive33.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 (59%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime18.9 Days
Run DateMar 03 '21 at 13:46
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User GEO-User
Background CPU 59%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Pentium G4600-$96
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
60.2% Good
Memory 70.2
1-Core 81.2
2-Core 151
60% 101 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 290
40% 291 Pts
64-Core 285
19% 285 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
MSI(1462 3303) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
79.6% Very good
Lighting 102
Reflection 106
Parallax 97.7
82% 102 fps
MRender 89.1
Gravity 96.3
Splatting 93.4
77% 92.9 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0105A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 62 76 13 64 22 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
33.5% Below average
Read 451
Write 385
Mixed 13.5
SusWrite 70
50% 230 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 6.6
4K Mixed 0.3
42% 10.7 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$29
277GB free
Firmware: 12.01B03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 73 75 76 77 77 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
43.1% Average
Read 74.2
Write 75.4
Mixed 52.6
SusWrite 75.4
51% 69.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$135
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
58.2% Above average
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 15.2
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 16.7
46% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 58.2%
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 11,077 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

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