Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 93.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive248% 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)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '17 at 05:40
Run Duration199 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i7-7700K-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 440
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 777
MC Mixed 742
109% 731 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
EVGA(3842 2978) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
65.4% Good
Lighting 192
Reflection 187
Parallax 203
61% 194 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 192
Splatting 132
69% 159 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$218
343GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
248% Outstanding
Read 2,010
Write 1,340
Mixed 1,253
339% 1,534 MB/s
4K Read 56.9
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 49.7
214% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 597
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 199
222% 382 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 248%
Great: 279%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$199
47GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 349
Mixed 360
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 70.8
4K Mixed 27.8
139% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 84.8
121% 227 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 94%
Samsung 840 250GB-$192
22GB free
Firmware: DXT09B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 522
Write 244
Mixed 181
69% 316 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 13.5
108% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 31.4
85% 186 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 79%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 136
Write 130
Mixed 123
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.26
104% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 86%
Seagate ST3000DM003-1F216N 3TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC54 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 107
Write 127
Mixed 121
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.2
79% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$180
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 26.8
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 28.9
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.9%
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 9,317 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,185
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