Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics79.8% 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 Drive48.9% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '20 at 01:38
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$250
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
1-Core 127
2-Core 258
90% 192 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 478
64% 472 Pts
64-Core 480
32% 480 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$399
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
79.8% Very good
Lighting 471
Reflection 274
Parallax 330
124% 358 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 286
Splatting 164
78% 217 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$35
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 83 83 86 86 83 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 305
Write 295
Mixed 196
SusWrite 81.9
49% 219 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 77.7
4K Mixed 10.7
84% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 22.3
59% 123 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 77%
Sandisk Extreme SSD 500GB
170GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 609 623 673 744 758 735 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 50% Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
44.4% Average
MC Read 16
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 13.7
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 12.4
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 89%
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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 22,735 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,072
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