Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 90.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics40.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive162% 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.
Run History
8 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateMay 04 '18 at 17:47
Run Duration257 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 442
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 738
MC Mixed 708
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
MSI(1462 3201) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.51
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
40.6% Average
Lighting 138
Reflection 112
Parallax 122
41% 124 fps
MRender 80.7
Gravity 119
Splatting 80.3
40% 93.2 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$328
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Read 1,480
Write 361
Mixed 738
187% 860 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 46.6
209% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 527
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 201
203% 335 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 162%
Great: 276%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$225
31GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 526
Write 498
Mixed 510
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 47.6
174% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 169
176% 288 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 120%
Great: 127%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$225
8GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 526
Write 501
Mixed 505
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 48.2
174% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 170
174% 284 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 121%
Great: 127%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
101GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 147
Write 104
Mixed 75.2
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 0.14
4K Mixed 0.01
30% 0.26 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 28.2
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 39.5
SC Mixed 31.3
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 49.6
81% 49.6 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 109%
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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 10,852 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: $1,104
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HDDRAMUSB
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