Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive9.24% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '22 at 17:49
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User MAR-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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-$365
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Memory 80.8
1-Core 124
2-Core 242
84% 149 Pts
4-Core 363
8-Core 609
61% 486 Pts
64-Core 694
47% 694 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 95%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 1000GB
320GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UH4400RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 27 80 6.9 5.9 6.5 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
9.24% Terrible
Read 73.2
Write 88.4
Mixed 22.9
SusWrite 28.3
12% 53.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 7.1
13% 3.77 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 9.24%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
GEIL CL16-16-16 D4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
65.7% Good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 20
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 13
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 79
51% 79 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 15,556 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $824
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