Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 93.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive100% 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
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateAug 08 '18 at 22:57
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$229
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 113
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 536
QC Mixed 514
117% 516 Pts
MC Int 498
MC Float 527
MC Mixed 515
77% 513 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 282
Parallax 327
99% 309 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 286
Splatting 212
99% 231 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$96
308GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 455 286 245 246 239 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 425
Write 442
Mixed 362
SusWrite 315
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 42.1
159% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 328
248% 333 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 100%
Great: 100%
Sandisk S3512G 512GB
319GB free
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 411 408 410 411 413 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 445
Mixed 239
SusWrite 410
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 31.6
172% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 290
235% 334 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 112%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$172
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.4% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 21.7
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 22.2
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 103%
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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 10,636 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,096
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HDDRAMUSB
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