Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 84.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory25.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 07 '17 at 20:24
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i7-6700K-$306
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 115
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 413
94% 413 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 696
MC Mixed 671
99% 664 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$400
Gigabyte(1458 22D0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1290 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
67.5% Good
Lighting 196
Reflection 176
Parallax 264
68% 212 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 190
Splatting 129
67% 155 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
112GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 396
Mixed 415
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 34.7
146% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 66.4
112% 219 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 102%
Great: 100%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 150
Mixed 133
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.45
4K Mixed 0.27
106% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
GEIL CL16-16-16 D4-2400 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
78.6% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 24.5
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 24.7
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 82%
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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 8,347 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 96%
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Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,151
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