Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics139% 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 Drive92.3% 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.
Run History
8 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 01:40
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 515
QC Float 535
QC Mixed 513
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 709
MC Float 842
MC Mixed 796
117% 782 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 456
Reflection 408
Parallax 432
138% 432 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 432
Splatting 267
139% 318 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 139%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$90
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 403
Mixed 415
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 27.1
149% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 43.8
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 27
34% 57.2 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
573GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Read 172
Write 136
Mixed 128
109% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.3
109% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 28.1
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 32
94% 33 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
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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 12,103 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,027
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $210Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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