Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime4 Days
Run DateAug 07 '18 at 01:52
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 139 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 439
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 689
MC Float 771
MC Mixed 743
110% 734 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Lighting 217
Reflection 178
Parallax 280
74% 225 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 205
Splatting 129
69% 159 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$100
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 810
Write 573
Mixed 570
144% 651 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 53.8
202% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 535
DQ Mixed 320
268% 377 MB/s
Poor: 80% Great: 185%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 186 188 188 189 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 146
Mixed 75
SusWrite 188
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
Great: 116%
WD Black 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$38
145GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 34 34 34 34 34 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
38.9% Below average
Read 102
Write 35.7
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 33.5
40% 53.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
101% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2800 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.7% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 20.1
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 22.2
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 99%
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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 10,861 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,106
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