Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics106% 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 Drive74.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 15 '17 at 23:50
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$212
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 133
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 513
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 528
120% 530 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 547
MC Mixed 530
79% 530 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 332
Reflection 310
Parallax 324
102% 322 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 310
Splatting 239
109% 253 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 960GB-$280
804GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 503
Write 353
Mixed 346
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 9.82
99% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 46.6
99% 205 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 82%
OCZ Trion 150 480GB-$158
341GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 499
Write 343
Mixed 352
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 53.7
4K Mixed 8.68
76% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 8.22
80% 190 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.7% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 22.1
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 22
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 106%
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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 3,490 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,110
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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