Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive234% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 06 '18 at 19:52
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 132
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 467
QC Float 512
QC Mixed 492
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 717
MC Float 813
MC Mixed 785
115% 772 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1578 MHz, MLim: 1875 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Lighting 217
Reflection 192
Parallax 232
69% 214 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 200
Splatting 135
72% 166 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$170
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1556 1009 590 588 589 589 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
234% Outstanding
Read 1,880
Write 1,401
Mixed 647
SusWrite 820
264% 1,187 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 55.8
208% 79.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,059
DQ Write 949
DQ Mixed 891
699% 967 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 234%
Great: 256%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
153GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 330 330 330 331 331 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 413
Write 325
Mixed 288
SusWrite 330
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 43.4
160% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 183
157% 225 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 97%
Great: 98%
Samsung 830 128GB-$109
100GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 219 241 229 269 250 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 444
Write 143
Mixed 229
SusWrite 228
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 53.6
4K Mixed 23.3
92% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 56.3
DQ Mixed 88.2
87% 146 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 76%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$53
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 137 138 138 138 137 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 157
Write 130
Mixed 120
SusWrite 138
101% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$188
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
82.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 23.2
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 31.8
SC Mixed 26.2
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 95%
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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 10,263 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,147
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