Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 108%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics91.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive182% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 18 '17 at 18:38
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$362
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
108% Outstanding
1-Core 157
2-Core 316
111% 236 Pts
4-Core 610
8-Core 858
95% 734 Pts
64-Core 846
57% 846 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 108%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2287 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Lighting 382
Reflection 333
Parallax 390
100% 368 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 335
Splatting 254
92% 275 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
277GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
182% Outstanding
Read 1,040
Write 987
Mixed 993
225% 1,007 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 38
193% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 630
DQ Mixed 34.4
159% 350 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 182%
Great: 316%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
754GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 165
Mixed 163
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.22
80% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$82
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 28.8
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 33.1
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 47.6
84% 47.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
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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 21,785 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $991
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