Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 98.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics155% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive54.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateSep 12 '17 at 06:29
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 461
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 477
107% 474 Pts
MC Int 679
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 746
110% 734 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$754
EVGA(3842 6593) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Lighting 510
Reflection 510
Parallax 531
160% 517 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 490
Splatting 273
151% 342 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 155%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$84
76GB free
Firmware: Z32070RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 488
Write 18.3
Mixed 186
49% 231 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 1.61
92% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 3.29
57% 134 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 83%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$65
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 131
Write 119
Mixed 130
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.18
77% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.2% Good
MC Read 26
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 20.2
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 21.7
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.2%
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 4,061 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,105
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HDDRAMUSB
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