Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics117% 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 Drive217% 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 07:28
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-7500-$217
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
81.2% Excellent
SC Int 107
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 426
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 433
MC Mixed 420
63% 421 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$360
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 385
Reflection 357
Parallax 372
118% 371 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 364
Splatting 235
116% 266 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 117%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 1,991
Write 1,109
Mixed 1,185
315% 1,429 MB/s
4K Read 52.8
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 41.8
188% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 406
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 137
148% 252 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 217%
Great: 235%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$289
26GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 480
Mixed 502
111% 498 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 28.9
137% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 91.9
133% 248 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 105%
Great: 117%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$90
894GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 98.3
Write 119
Mixed 99.1
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.22
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.23
66% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 83%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$90
311GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 147
Write 112
Mixed 69.6
81% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.17
76% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
76.8% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 23.3
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 23.8
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 94%
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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 12,140 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 69%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,015
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