Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.33% 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 Drive257% 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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 02 '21 at 09:49
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$194
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Memory 88.5
1-Core 140
2-Core 279
95% 169 Pts
4-Core 537
8-Core 526
73% 532 Pts
64-Core 471
32% 471 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
6.33% Terrible
Lighting 7.7
Reflection 8
Parallax 9
6% 8.23 fps
MRender 9.9
Gravity 7.6
Splatting 11.4
6% 9.63 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.33%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$76
434GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1039 1085 764 790 797 776 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
257% Outstanding
Read 1,424
Write 1,260
Mixed 1,199
SusWrite 875
267% 1,189 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 88.3
274% 98 MB/s
DQ Read 1,477
DQ Write 1,264
DQ Mixed 1,358
1,021% 1,366 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 257%
Great: 318%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$87
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
75% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 22.6
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 24
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 75%
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 12,476 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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