Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Gaming 131%
Desktop 121%
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
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 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 92.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics164% 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 Drive223% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 05:51
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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 i7-6700K-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 463
QC Mixed 456
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 640
MC Float 727
MC Mixed 692
103% 686 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 536
Reflection 499
Parallax 574
170% 536 fps
MRender 264
Gravity 526
Splatting 288
159% 359 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 164%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
223% Outstanding
Read 2,026
Write 1,100
Mixed 1,135
313% 1,420 MB/s
4K Read 55.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 36.4
195% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 481
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 173
190% 323 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 223%
Great: 235%
WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB
89GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 110
Write 112
Mixed 93.8
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.51
136% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 68%
WD My Passport 259D 4TB
2.5TB free, PID 259d
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
37.3% Below average
Read 102
Write 92.9
Mixed 32.1
89% 75.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 0.66
4K Mixed 0.29
36% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$230
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
93.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 26.8
94% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 35.4
SC Mixed 29.4
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 124%
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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 12,139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 95%
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Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,015
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