Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 83.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics57.9% 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 Drive122% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 22 '21 at 11:17
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Memory 89.7
1-Core 128
2-Core 252
90% 157 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 625
67% 521 Pts
64-Core 636
43% 636 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Gigabyte(1458 3775) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.9% Above average
Lighting 71.7
Reflection 106
Parallax 77.3
58% 85 fps
MRender 67.2
Gravity 72.5
Splatting 68.6
58% 69.4 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 500GB
332GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 368 356 368 367 364 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 470
Mixed 445
SusWrite 365
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 55.9
209% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 122%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Predator 2666 C13 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
62.2% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 20.2
64% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 16.2
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 97%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 12,410 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: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,118
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