Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics94.8% 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 Drive61.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 13 '17 at 15:33
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$309
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 487
QC Mixed 449
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 645
MC Float 741
MC Mixed 704
104% 697 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 113%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$368
MaxC: 1987 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Lighting 297
Reflection 292
Parallax 305
90% 298 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 287
Splatting 223
103% 235 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 110%
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4534
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
8.24% Terrible
Lighting 23.5
Reflection 27.9
Parallax 24.1
7% 25.2 fps
MRender 20.9
Gravity 20.6
Splatting 37.5
12% 26.3 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.24%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$59
49GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 446
Write 115
Mixed 157
52% 239 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 12.7
116% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 27.3
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 9.76
26% 52 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 67%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$109
192GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
57% Above average
Read 75.4
Write 123
Mixed 114
79% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.36
100% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 57%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.6% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 19.8
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 20.3
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 107%
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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 1,974 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,058
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HDDRAMUSB
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