Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics49.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive273% 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.
Run History
14 days ago, 13 days ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory7.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateNov 25 '21 at 16:11
Run Duration248 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$361
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Memory 97.3
1-Core 144
2-Core 274
98% 172 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 775
81% 636 Pts
64-Core 778
52% 778 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$234
CLim: 1310 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.10.4
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
49.1% Average
Lighting 57
Reflection 61.5
Parallax 83.7
46% 67.4 fps
MRender 64.1
Gravity 65.5
Splatting 45.3
52% 58.3 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$124
808GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1192 1247 1275 1302 1278 1252 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
273% Outstanding
Read 1506
Write 1328
Mixed 1,337
SusWrite 1,258
306% 1,357 MB/s
4K Read 69.7
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 89.9
291% 97.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,111
DQ Write 930
DQ Mixed 998
754% 1,013 MB/s
Poor: 235%
This bench: 273%
Great: 396%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$150
7.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 188 193 191 187 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 126
Write 156
Mixed 72.4
SusWrite 188
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.9
264% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$71
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 197 200 200 197 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 153
Mixed 77.4
SusWrite 198
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 115%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$150
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 109 111 114 112 110 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 100
Write 130
Mixed 72.4
SusWrite 111
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.8
257% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 91%
WD My Book 1230 4TB
3.5TB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 37 37 37 37 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
20.8% Poor
Read 38.3
Write 36
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 36.7
49% 35.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
112% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 20.8%
Great: 61%
WD easystore 264D 14TB
119GB free, PID 264d
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 93 99 97 96 92 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
66.4% Good
Read 136
Write 142
Mixed 140
SusWrite 95.7
174% 128 MB/s
4K Read 9.6
4K Write 7.7
4K Mixed 1.7
355% 6.33 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 105%
WD My Book 1230 5TB
3.5TB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 37 37 38 38 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
21.3% Poor
Read 38.7
Write 37.6
Mixed 30.5
SusWrite 37.6
49% 36.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
115% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 21.3%
Great: 64%
WD easystore 264D 18TB
8TB free, PID 264d
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 185 187 187 183 177 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 173
Mixed 150
SusWrite 184
232% 170 MB/s
4K Read 6.6
4K Write 9.2
4K Mixed 2.8
433% 6.2 MB/s
DQ Read 3.4
DQ Write 9.1
DQ Mixed 2.1
394% 4.87 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 33.3
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 44.1
SC Mixed 32.5
90% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $831
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