Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 70%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 96.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:56
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 465
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 689
MC Float 765
MC Mixed 733
109% 729 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$220
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
64.4% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 183
Parallax 188
61% 191 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 187
Splatting 151
67% 157 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$77
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 405
Mixed 409
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 27.7
159% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 27.4
95% 210 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 105%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
336GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 166
Mixed 161
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.31
95% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
53.5% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.3
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 17.5
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 102%
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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 11,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,017
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