Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 185%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 154%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics213% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive339% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime14.3 Days
Run DateJun 09 '21 at 00:48
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$260
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 97.4
1-Core 124
2-Core 237
90% 153 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 643
68% 533 Pts
64-Core 642
43% 642 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 3897) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (63rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
213% Outstanding
Lighting 280
Reflection 237
Parallax 282
227% 267 fps
MRender 309
Gravity 233
Splatting 171
197% 237 fps
Poor: 139%
This bench: 213%
Great: 229%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
594GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1628 1644 1504 1474 1384 1298 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
339% Outstanding
Read 2,530
Write 2,075
Mixed 1,539
SusWrite 1,489
427% 1,908 MB/s
4K Read 65.9
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 88.3
299% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,310
DQ Write 1106
DQ Mixed 1,193
898% 1203 MB/s
Poor: 244%
This bench: 339%
Great: 382%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
872GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 178 179 178 178 177 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 169
Mixed 91
SusWrite 177
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 100%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 41.2
MC Write 42.8
MC Mixed 30.9
109% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 42.1
SC Mixed 32.4
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 48.5
82% 48.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 108%
Great: 117%

 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%
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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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