Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics123% 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 Drive87.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 04 '19 at 07:43
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$390
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 148
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 516
QC Mixed 564
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 744
MC Float 793
MC Mixed 751
114% 763 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Gigabyte(1458 3795) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2302 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 370
Reflection 392
Parallax 397
118% 387 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 399
Splatting 231
126% 287 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 123%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SATA M.2 500GB-$149
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 307 289 154 151 134 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 486
Write 459
Mixed 247
SusWrite 224
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 69.9
4K Mixed 38.2
132% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 196
178% 273 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 106%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$142
247GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 464 472 478 482 483 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 441
Mixed 442
SusWrite 472
105% 464 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 62.6
201% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 128%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
556GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 188 189 191 189 186 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 92.8
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 189
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 104%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2700 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
MC Read 33.5
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 24.7
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 27.7
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 13,837 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,062
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