Asus PRIME Z270M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
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 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics55.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive185% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 19 '17 at 06:51
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 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 i7-7700K-$320
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 143
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 554
QC Mixed 512
118% 523 Pts
MC Int 722
MC Float 816
MC Mixed 777
115% 772 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$265
CLim: 1423 MHz, MLim: 2020 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.4.2
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Lighting 27.8
Reflection 173
Parallax 292
38% 164 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 199
Splatting 127
68% 156 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
111GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
185% Outstanding
Read 2,195
Write 1,091
Mixed 1,316
338% 1,534 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 69.1
4K Mixed 15.6
94% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 34.4
DQ Write 89.8
DQ Mixed 13.9
24% 46 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 185%
Great: 268%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 26.8
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 38.9
SC Mixed 29
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270M-PLUS Builds (Compare 576 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270M-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $653
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HDDRAMUSB
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