Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics73.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory17 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime3.4 Days
Run DateJul 04 '21 at 02:02
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 28%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (11th 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-$247
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
67.4% Good
Memory 74.6
1-Core 109
2-Core 197
74% 127 Pts
4-Core 354
8-Core 321
47% 338 Pts
64-Core 374
25% 374 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
Asus(1043 86A0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
73.3% Very good
Lighting 91.8
Reflection 91.7
Parallax 85.1
74% 89.5 fps
MRender 96.5
Gravity 88.3
Splatting 75.4
72% 86.7 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 466
Write 445
Mixed 408
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 41.7
148% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 140
121% 185 MB/s
Poor: 68% Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
213GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 49 47 56 58 60 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
35.1% Below average
Read 68.1
Write 165
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 54.1
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2133C14D4/8G Corsair CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 Corsair CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 24GB
1867, 1867, 1867 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
38.8% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 12.6
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 8.9
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 91.2
44% 91.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 56%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 30: 3R 2G 9B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
30% 23% 61 276 232 144 23.5" 1920 1080 MSI1462 Optix G24C
Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 13,022 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: 60% - Good Total price: $1,115
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