Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive106% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateJun 01 '18 at 21:28
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 468
106% 467 Pts
MC Int 668
MC Float 781
MC Mixed 745
109% 731 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
CLim: 1260 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
63.9% Good
Lighting 184
Reflection 173
Parallax 275
67% 210 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 168
Splatting 124
62% 143 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 64%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$99
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 393
Mixed 416
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 44.4
156% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 79.8
118% 223 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 106%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB-$98
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.3% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 20.6
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 22.8
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.3%
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 10,668 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,089
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HDDRAMUSB
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