Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics39.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive90.5% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 01:38
Run Duration560 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i5-7400-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
66.2% Good
SC Int 96.5
SC Float 91
SC Mixed 99.1
76% 95.5 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 401
QC Mixed 327
82% 360 Pts
MC Int 313
MC Float 397
MC Mixed 374
54% 361 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 78%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
39.9% Below average
Lighting 124
Reflection 83.5
Parallax 136
40% 114 fps
MRender 79.9
Gravity 115
Splatting 84.8
40% 93.3 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 43%
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
22.9% Poor
Lighting 69
Reflection 45.7
Parallax 66.3
21% 60.3 fps
MRender 54.2
Gravity 71.5
Splatting 39.8
24% 55.2 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 120GB-$70
41GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 514
Write 177
Mixed 265
70% 319 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 30.2
124% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 64.1
89% 165 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 90%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 404
Mixed 409
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 23.8
133% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 40.6
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 23.8
55% 107 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
597GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 155
Mixed 158
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.24
95% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 112%
Wilk GOODRAM 64GB
36GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
3.51% Terrible
Read 17.6
Write 3.38
Mixed 4.85
8% 8.62 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 0.002
4K Mixed 0.002
4% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.51%
Great: 5%
Lexar JumpDrive 8GB
7GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
6.53% Terrible
Read 24.5
Write 6.3
Mixed 8.9
14% 13.2 MB/s
4K Read 6.71
4K Write 0.008
4K Mixed 0.007
25% 2.24 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.53%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 1x8GB-$72
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
44.2% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 12.6
43% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 8.2
33% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 51%
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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 10,861 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,079
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HDDRAMUSB
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