Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics49.8% 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 Drive118% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 15 '19 at 04:11
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$315
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
1-Core 139
2-Core 277
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 677
73% 566 Pts
64-Core 736
49% 736 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$148
CLim: 1242 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.8.1
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
49.8% Average
Lighting 190
Reflection 169
Parallax 255
52% 205 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 182
Splatting 120
47% 144 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$38
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0801A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 459 452 454 454 453 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 459
Mixed 410
SusWrite 454
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 50.5
185% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 253
204% 284 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 118%
Great: 120%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 177 176 176 177 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 161
Mixed 96.8
SusWrite 177
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
239% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Avexir DDR4-2400 CL16 8GB 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
42% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 11.1
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 12.3
37% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42%
Great: 46%
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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 18,391 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,023
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