Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 98.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics87.4% 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 Drive77.8% 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 (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 03 '17 at 04:10
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 140
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 458
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 493
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 610
MC Float 684
MC Mixed 643
97% 646 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-X-$522
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Lighting 247
Reflection 153
Parallax 399
93% 266 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 271
Splatting 174
83% 190 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$250
457GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 509
Write 350
Mixed 354
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 15.5
119% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 32.9
90% 197 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 97%
Crucial M500 120GB-$69
68GB free
Firmware: MU05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 493
Write 139
Mixed 218
62% 283 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 28.3
137% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 41.9
73% 146 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$168
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
65.5% Good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 19.5
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 18.6
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 103%
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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 4,100 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,098
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