Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop 77%
Workstation 49%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics33% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive90.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 29 '17 at 23:33
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 i5-7500-$192
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
86.1% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 115
92% 116 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 452
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 444
MC Float 470
MC Mixed 454
68% 456 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$125
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
33% Below average
Lighting 101
Reflection 63.4
Parallax 80.7
29% 81.7 fps
MRender 80.1
Gravity 98.5
Splatting 72.8
36% 83.8 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
370GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 406
Mixed 416
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 86.6
4K Mixed 26.8
142% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 42.3
DQ Write 98.8
DQ Mixed 26.7
33% 55.9 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 116%
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
119GB free
Firmware: 000F Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
44.6% Average
Read 492
Write 191
Mixed 275
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 7.13
4K Mixed 5.31
47% 12.1 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 67%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$41
170GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 117
Write 108
Mixed 110
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.19
76% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
76.3% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 22.5
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 22.6
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 93%
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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 8,849 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 96%
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Desktop 91%
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Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,166
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