Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics95.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive63.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateApr 18 '21 at 20:37
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 100%
Watch Gameplay: 2060S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.1% Good
Memory 71
1-Core 90.9
2-Core 164
64% 109 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 290
40% 294 Pts
64-Core 322
22% 322 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
Asus(1043 8730) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
95.1% Outstanding
Lighting 119
Reflection 104
Parallax 118
96% 114 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 110
Splatting 99.5
94% 122 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$120
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 328 284 282 311 325 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 364
Write 274
Mixed 268
SusWrite 290
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 27.1
4K Mixed 21.2
62% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 166
146% 223 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 110%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$110
1TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 141 143 141 143 144 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 119
Write 115
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 141
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$161
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
48.5% Average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 15.5
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 16.9
SC Mixed 12.3
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 99
40% 99 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 11,953 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,132
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