Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 80.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics32.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive44.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 03:33
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Memory 95.8
1-Core 105
2-Core 164
76% 121 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 479
55% 419 Pts
64-Core 472
32% 472 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Gigabyte(1458 3753) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.74
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
32.6% Below average
Lighting 0.7
Reflection 154
Parallax 97.6
1% 84.2 fps
MRender 75.2
Gravity 88.5
Splatting 87.2
70% 83.6 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ500000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 32 233 96 113 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
44.9% Average
Read 404
Write 244
Mixed 242
SusWrite 129
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 32.4
4K Mixed 14.1
57% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 74.7
DQ Write 81.1
DQ Mixed 37.5
39% 64.4 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 55%
Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB-$32
371GB free
Firmware: AM0P1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 103 104 104 104 105 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 103
Write 106
Mixed 33
SusWrite 104
63% 86.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
108% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 62%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
914GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 158 183 138 134 136 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 138
Write 81.3
Mixed 70
SusWrite 140
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.3
71% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$122
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 28.1
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 21.2
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 91.3%
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 11,962 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
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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