Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.05% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive249% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 14:20
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 556
QC Float 587
QC Mixed 571
130% 572 Pts
MC Int 723
MC Float 819
MC Mixed 782
116% 775 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 111%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4508
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
9.05% Terrible
Lighting 24.2
Reflection 29.3
Parallax 25.3
8% 26.3 fps
MRender 17.5
Gravity 20.8
Splatting 38.1
10% 25.5 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.05%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
148GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 2,389
Write 932
Mixed 1,141
325% 1,487 MB/s
4K Read 50.4
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 51
224% 85.8 MB/s
DQ Read 794
DQ Write 496
DQ Mixed 259
297% 516 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 249%
Great: 261%
WD Green 500GB (2012)
347GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 123
Write 122
Mixed 122
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.22
106% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
45.6% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 13
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 15.7
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 56%
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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 8,918 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,169
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HDDRAMUSB
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