Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 94.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% 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 Drive190% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime16.2 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 02:54
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 445
108% 474 Pts
MC Int 693
MC Float 797
MC Mixed 765
112% 752 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
MSI(1462 360A) ≥ 4GB; MSI Duke
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 542
Reflection 541
Parallax 590
173% 558 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 557
Splatting 299
168% 378 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 170%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 595 313 312 312 311 310 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
190% Outstanding
Read 1,205
Write 1,044
Mixed 542
SusWrite 359
175% 787 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 55
227% 88.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,160
DQ Write 1,151
DQ Mixed 1,054
820% 1,122 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 190%
Great: 234%
Transcend SSD370 256GB-$73
212GB free
Firmware: N1114H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 288 288 289 289 289 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 287
Mixed 280
SusWrite 287
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 41.5
159% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 178
162% 246 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98%
Great: 98%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$86
51GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 150 151 150 151 151 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 460
Mixed 389
SusWrite 184
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 65.3
233% 86.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 353
267% 359 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 118%
Great: 115%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$132
152GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 84 84 83 85 84 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 86.2
Write 83.3
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 83.9
57% 77 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 57%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 188 187 188 189 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 145
Mixed 89.1
SusWrite 186
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3866 C18 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
75.4% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.7
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 23.5
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 118%
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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 10,877 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,102
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $345Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $64
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $350AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $148SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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