Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 91.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics109% 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 Drive111% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 03:05
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Memory 90.7
1-Core 137
2-Core 245
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 620
76% 569 Pts
64-Core 688
46% 688 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6283) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (72nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 150
Parallax 136
109% 140 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 136
Splatting 123
108% 128 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 512GB-$63
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0801A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 424 438 438 434 436 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 419
Mixed 386
SusWrite 420
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 52.7
168% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 269
218% 307 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 111%
Great: 126%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 16GB-$4
14GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.7 7.9 7.9 7.2 7.4 7.9 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
14.2% Very poor
Read 72.1
Write 9.7
Mixed 16.1
SusWrite 7.5
25% 26.3 MB/s
4K Read 8.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.1
36% 3 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 14.2%
Great: 24%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
80.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 25.5
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 25.4
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 11,419 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,070
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