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 (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 (54th 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-$229
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th 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: 72%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 329
Reflection 292
Parallax 338
103% 320 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 297
Splatting 231
105% 245 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
965GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd 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: 38%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (8th 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: 50%
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 10,703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,064
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Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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