Asus PRIME Z270M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics144% 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 Drive205% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180328
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJun 12 '18 at 05:56
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
104% Outstanding
1-Core 150
2-Core 299
106% 225 Pts
4-Core 597
8-Core 805
92% 701 Pts
64-Core 807
54% 807 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 104%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 571
Reflection 523
Parallax 585
150% 560 fps
MRender 259
Gravity 560
Splatting 285
144% 368 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 144%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$127
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 2,304
Write 1,243
Mixed 1,349
360% 1,632 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 17.8
101% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 36.3
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 16.9
56% 113 MB/s
Poor: 157%
This bench: 205%
Great: 255%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 138
Write 133
Mixed 121
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.17
86% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 23.9
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 36.2
SC Mixed 27.9
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 97%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z270M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,644 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270M-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $765
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