Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% 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 Drive89.9% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime4.4 Days
Run DateJan 22 '20 at 21:48
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 232
87% 181 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 641
68% 531 Pts
64-Core 704
47% 704 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 377
Reflection 345
Parallax 388
99% 370 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 387
Splatting 246
104% 290 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 1TB-$350
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 352 363 323 190 131 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 312
Write 462
Mixed 365
SusWrite 283
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 40.9
150% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 202
180% 273 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
65.1% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 19.8
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 15.7
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 108%
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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 21,919 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,077
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