Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics50.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive81% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 11:30
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 530
QC Float 561
QC Mixed 546
124% 546 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 553
MC Mixed 505
79% 528 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Gigabyte(1458 3603) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
50.1% Above average
Lighting 131
Reflection 106
Parallax 186
47% 141 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 155
Splatting 88.5
52% 120 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$90
262GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
81% Excellent
Read 495
Write 346
Mixed 332
87% 391 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 20.9
93% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 45
96% 200 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
695GB free
Firmware: CC96 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 136
Write 145
Mixed 134
104% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.24
87% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 115%
Seagate ST3250824AS 250GB-$150
231GB free
Firmware: 3.AAD Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
36.7% Below average
Read 63.1
Write 64.9
Mixed 58.8
47% 62.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.91
4K Mixed 0.35
77% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 36%
Toshiba MK1652GSX 160GB-$120
149GB free
Firmware: LV011C Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
34.9% Below average
Read 60
Write 61.5
Mixed 61.2
46% 60.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.3
73% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 28.2
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 29.2
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 54%
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 10,841 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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