Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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 Drive59.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime4.4 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 08:43
Run Duration305 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 141
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 497
QC Float 509
QC Mixed 507
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 693
MC Float 709
MC Mixed 745
107% 716 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 316
Reflection 298
Parallax 311
97% 308 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 286
Splatting 232
103% 240 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
131GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 406
Mixed 418
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 48.2
181% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 46.8
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 109
93% 130 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 107%
Great: 123%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 437
Write 115
Mixed 147
50% 233 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 14.7
105% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 84
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 11.1
34% 71.2 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 72%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
328GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 143
Write 141
Mixed 151
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.15
72% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 112%
JetFlash Transcend 4GB
1GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
6.04% Terrible
Read 24.5
Write 5.38
Mixed 9.13
13% 13 MB/s
4K Read 5.52
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.004
21% 1.84 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.04%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$127
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.8% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 20.4
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 23.1
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 71.8%
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 10,828 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,104
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HDDRAMUSB
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