Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 114%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics165% 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 Drive113% 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
19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 19 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 18 months ago, 17 months ago, 17 months ago, 17 months ago, 17 months ago, 17 months ago, 17 months ago, 17 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 21:18
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 156
SC Float 165
SC Mixed 161
129% 161 Pts
QC Int 541
QC Float 578
QC Mixed 558
127% 559 Pts
MC Int 766
MC Float 909
MC Mixed 834
125% 836 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 114%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 543
Reflection 510
Parallax 575
172% 543 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 530
Splatting 282
161% 363 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 165%
Great: 177%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 394
Mixed 397
96% 434 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 47.6
180% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 128
140% 236 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 113%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 27.2
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 30.8
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 49.5
81% 49.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 11,314 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,059
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