Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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.
Boot Drive121% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161011
Uptime13.9 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 17:15
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$229
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Memory 84.5
1-Core 90
2-Core 210
74% 128 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 501
66% 485 Pts
64-Core 504
34% 504 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
104% Outstanding
Lighting 127
Reflection 204
Parallax 128
102% 153 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 136
Splatting 119
107% 123 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 104%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
MyDigitalSSD BPX NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$60
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 204 257 258 243 215 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 860
Write 243
Mixed 342
SusWrite 229
92% 419 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 44.8
155% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 898
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 280
279% 467 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 121%
Great: 203%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$76
94GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 76 77 76 75 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 96.5
Write 88
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 75
58% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
40.7% Average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 12.3
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 13.2
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 12,993 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,115
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $44
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
Intel Core i7-11700K $346Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback