Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 89.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime18.7 Days
Run DateMay 09 '21 at 11:18
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Memory 92.5
1-Core 103
2-Core 257
85% 151 Pts
4-Core 463
8-Core 702
75% 582 Pts
64-Core 704
47% 704 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$290
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,002
Write 829
Mixed 592
248% 1,141 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 59.2
240% 92.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,048
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 367
345% 561 MB/s
Poor: 120% Great: 241%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$290
102GB free
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 601 592 595 590 593 589 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 663
Write 565
Mixed 454
SusWrite 593
128% 569 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 57.1
221% 81.5 MB/s
DQ Read 780
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 376
325% 494 MB/s
Poor: 120%
This bench: 155%
Great: 241%
HyperX Savage 240GB-$120
223GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 472 473 470 475 470 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 442
Mixed 316
SusWrite 473
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 41.9
155% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 68.7
127% 251 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$130
697GB free
Firmware: 1AA01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 67 67 68 68 68 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
40.6% Average
Read 73.3
Write 44
Mixed 56.1
SusWrite 67.7
45% 60.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 63%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: SBK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 111 115 117 116 117 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 66.3
Write 112
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 115
65% 88.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.6
210% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64AZ-2G3A1 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
84.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 26.8
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 27.6
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 92%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 12,470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,118
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