Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 78.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics12.7% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive211% 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.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 21:59
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Memory 94.5
1-Core 106
2-Core 199
80% 133 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 455
52% 398 Pts
64-Core 530
36% 530 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6950-$290
XFX(1682 3127) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Relative performance (0th percentile)
12.7% Very poor
Lighting 16.5
Reflection 13.7
Parallax 17.8
13% 16 fps
MRender 7.7
Gravity 16.2
Splatting 13.7
12% 12.5 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 12.7%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2019)-$120
815GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1180 1275 1252 1158 1147 1155 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 1,126
Write 1,037
Mixed 1,066
SusWrite 1,194
250% 1,106 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 55.1
187% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 907
DQ Write 688
DQ Mixed 822
608% 806 MB/s
Poor: 198%
This bench: 211%
Great: 339%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$65
927GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 116 118 117 117 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
66.6% Good
Read 116
Write 107
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 116
73% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
84.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 27.4
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 22.9
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.4%
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 12,012 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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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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