Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics111% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime1 Days
Run DateSep 03 '20 at 23:36
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 20%
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 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Memory 80.9
1-Core 124
2-Core 257
86% 154 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 513
64% 480 Pts
64-Core 673
45% 673 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 427
Reflection 401
Parallax 422
112% 417 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 416
Splatting 262
111% 309 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$78
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 152 152 151 152 152 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 462
Mixed 365
SusWrite 178
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 63.5
214% 75.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 348
265% 358 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
204GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 238 228 197 259 210 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
Read 309
Write 223
Mixed 194
SusWrite 229
54% 239 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 36.2
154% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 199
165% 235 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$68
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 207 208 207 208 207 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 209
Write 160
Mixed 83.1
SusWrite 205
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 119%
Great: 115%
WD My Passport Essential USB 3.0 500GB
54GB free, PID 0730
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.1 8.5 17 14 8.7 9.3 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
4.42% Terrible
Read 7.7
Write 8.5
Mixed 7.7
SusWrite 10.8
12% 8.68 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.1
14% 0.17 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 4.42%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
36.7% Below average
MC Read 12.7
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 10.8
35% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 12.8
SC Mixed 10
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 6,170 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,102
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HDDRAMUSB
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