Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 95.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics156% 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 Drive118% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateNov 24 '17 at 03:54
Run Duration236 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 481
QC Mixed 456
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 763
MC Mixed 747
109% 731 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Lighting 506
Reflection 517
Parallax 574
164% 532 fps
MRender 265
Gravity 480
Splatting 277
150% 341 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 156%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$133
56GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 412
Mixed 424
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 52
197% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 129
152% 264 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 121%
Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$133
42GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 412
Mixed 423
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 51.4
193% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 120
146% 259 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 120%
Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$133
38GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 404
Mixed 414
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 51.9
190% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 110
141% 255 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 118%
Great: 118%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
37GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 363
Mixed 375
93% 418 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 25.1
150% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 65.7
109% 215 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 98%
Seagate Barracuda Green 1.5TB-$93
116GB free
Firmware: CC3C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 85.7
Write 102
Mixed 95.9
71% 94.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 0.91
4K Mixed 0.42
79% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 70%
WD My Passport 0820 1TB
39GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
26.3% Poor
Read 57.4
Write 60.4
Mixed 48.8
71% 55.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.19
60% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 26.3%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
90% Outstanding
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 26.8
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 30.6
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 50.9
79% 50.9 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 90%
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 6,079 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,169
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $285AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $133
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $114
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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