Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 99.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics123% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 19:17
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 538
QC Mixed 527
118% 523 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 543
MC Mixed 525
79% 526 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Gigabyte(1458 3774) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 394
Reflection 382
Parallax 394
122% 390 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 379
Splatting 244
124% 285 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 123%
Great: 139%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$59
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OABS0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 153
Mixed 160
122% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.19
82% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2500 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
85.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 24.7
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 26.3
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 109%
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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 10,773 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,121
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