Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive124% 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 09:18
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i5-7600K-$249
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 527
QC Float 560
QC Mixed 556
124% 548 Pts
MC Int 522
MC Float 568
MC Mixed 538
81% 543 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$190
Asus(1043 85B9) 3GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
69.4% Good
Lighting 212
Reflection 184
Parallax 194
64% 197 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 203
Splatting 163
74% 172 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 291 298 291 294 292 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 493
Mixed 392
SusWrite 304
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 64.3
224% 80.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 124%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
755GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 166 164 164 170 170 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 84.2
Mixed 75
SusWrite 166
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.1
194% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$119
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.9% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 21.4
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 23.1
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 89%
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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 11,313 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,059
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $359Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $243Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i5-8600K $237Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $770Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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