Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 96.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics118% 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 Drive114% 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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 30 '18 at 14:39
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 as expected (58th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 139
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 468
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 668
MC Float 769
MC Mixed 728
108% 721 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$460
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Lighting 375
Reflection 364
Parallax 351
113% 363 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 379
Splatting 245
121% 277 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 118%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$289
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 465 476 477 477 468 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 455
Mixed 329
SusWrite 464
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 46.1
166% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 173
176% 287 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 114%
Great: 117%
Samsung 830 128GB-$109
52GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 321 324 322 322 321 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 462
Write 260
Mixed 296
SusWrite 322
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 25.5
103% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 87.1
DQ Mixed 136
114% 173 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 76%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$107
155GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1323 300 292 292 292 292 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
252% Outstanding
Read 2,441
Write 1,465
Mixed 1,224
SusWrite 465
309% 1,399 MB/s
4K Read 57.1
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 70.2
262% 96.4 MB/s
DQ Read 963
DQ Write 1,110
DQ Mixed 990
759% 1,021 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 252%
Great: 271%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
559GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 186 187 187 185 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 148
Write 155
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 186
93% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.1
380% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$176
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 35.5
MC Mixed 26.6
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 29.4
84% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.4%
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 10,265 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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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: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,147
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