Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 94.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics100% 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 Drive287% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 04 '21 at 19:52
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Memory 85.3
1-Core 156
2-Core 310
102% 184 Pts
4-Core 597
8-Core 580
81% 588 Pts
64-Core 606
41% 606 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
100% Outstanding
Lighting 115
Reflection 138
Parallax 128
93% 127 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 139
Splatting 121
109% 124 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 100%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$120
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T54A Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 900 895 861 873 866 868 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
287% Outstanding
Read 2,585
Write 1,852
Mixed 1,392
SusWrite 877
373% 1,677 MB/s
4K Read 66.3
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 74.9
271% 93.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,276
DQ Write 813
DQ Mixed 503
521% 864 MB/s
Poor: 179%
This bench: 287%
Great: 357%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$265
284GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 406 364 243 241 240 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 398
Write 405
Mixed 360
SusWrite 300
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 40.3
157% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 328
242% 321 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 145 147 146 148 148 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
76.8% Very good
Read 122
Write 101
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 146
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
114% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Avant W641GU48J5213ND 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
73.9% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 23.7
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 22.9
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 75%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 144 24" 1280 720 ACR02F9 GN246HL
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Gaming
Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,115
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