Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 95.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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.
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
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 05 '17 at 18:24
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i5-7600K-$215
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 130
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 500
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 490
MC Float 489
MC Mixed 488
73% 489 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 329
Reflection 292
Parallax 338
103% 320 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 297
Splatting 231
105% 245 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
138GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 64% Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
965GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 158
Mixed 159
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.22
74% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
60.9% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 18.3
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 19.9
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 108%
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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 6,142 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,160
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $430Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $285AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $113
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $40
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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