Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 94.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive92.9% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime12 Days
Run DateJul 21 '17 at 07:17
Run Duration310 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$288
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 137
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 456
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 652
MC Float 736
MC Mixed 703
104% 697 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 437
Reflection 380
Parallax 415
133% 410 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 415
Splatting 250
132% 302 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 132%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 1TB-$300
207GB free
Firmware: P1021A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 346
Mixed 359
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 30.6
131% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 62.2
100% 195 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 93%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$53
816GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 181
Write 119
Mixed 130
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.47
132% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 78%
WDC WD20 EARS-00MVWB0 2TB
2TB free, PID 0567
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 109
Write 99.9
Mixed 69.4
115% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.17
64% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 48%
ST4000DM 000-1F2168 4TB
674GB free, PID 0539
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 121
Write 100
Mixed 110
139% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 0.98
4K Mixed 0.19
42% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 57%
ST4000DM 000-1F2168 4TB
468GB free, PID 0567
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
47.9% Average
Read 135
Write 116
Mixed 116
154% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 0.98
4K Mixed 0.17
41% 0.54 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 62%
ST4000DM 000-1F2168 4TB
325GB free, PID 0539
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
49.4% Average
Read 131
Write 118
Mixed 106
149% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.19
58% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 57%
WDC WD15 EARS-00Z5B1 1.5TB
139GB free, PID 0567
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
34.7% Below average
Read 79.4
Write 81.2
Mixed 69
98% 76.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.14
66% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 42%
WDC WD10 EARS-003BB1 1TB
109GB free, PID 0539
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
30.1% Below average
Read 68.6
Write 69.5
Mixed 58.2
84% 65.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.15
61% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 43%
ST315003 41AS 1.5TB
87GB free, PID 0539
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
36.5% Below average
Read 106
Write 81.1
Mixed 67.9
103% 84.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.3
49% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.4% Good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 19.9
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 18.2
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 64.4%
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 5,414 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 - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,083
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