Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics117% 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 Drive109% 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)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 03 '18 at 23:11
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 288
102% 217 Pts
4-Core 564
8-Core 564
77% 564 Pts
64-Core 574
38% 574 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 454
Reflection 424
Parallax 486
119% 455 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 442
Splatting 275
118% 328 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 117%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$75
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 414
Mixed 417
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 48.6
180% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 78.4
DQ Mixed 113
100% 155 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 109%
Great: 125%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$89
128GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 414
Mixed 424
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 52.3
192% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 130
154% 269 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 120%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE4G4D30AEEA.K8FE 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 42.6
MC Mixed 31.1
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 33.1
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
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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 21,126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,019
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $218Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $42
Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $356Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $653SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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