Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 86.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics108% 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 Drive109% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 19:48
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 as expected (43rd percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Memory 91.6
1-Core 134
2-Core 247
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 699
72% 567 Pts
64-Core 714
48% 714 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 97%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8682
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
3.22% Terrible
Lighting 7.4
Reflection 9.6
Parallax 8.7
6% 8.57 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.22%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (72nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 132
Reflection 124
Parallax 133
107% 130 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 140
Splatting 116
110% 124 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 108%
Great: 117%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 110 93 101 104 95 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 451
Mixed 398
SusWrite 157
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 60.8
206% 73.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 359
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 109%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$192
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
71% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 20.4
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 27.3
SC Mixed 20.8
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 12,021 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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