Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive67.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateFeb 22 '17 at 16:49
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$309
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 147
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 534
QC Mixed 476
111% 491 Pts
MC Int 665
MC Float 824
MC Mixed 773
112% 754 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 100%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$243
MaxC: 1974 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
69.7% Good
Lighting 226
Reflection 204
Parallax 216
67% 215 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 212
Splatting 165
74% 172 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB-$160
253GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 476
Write 262
Mixed 263
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 11.4
82% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 28.6
71% 152 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$50
153GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 90.1
Write 87.4
Mixed 79.4
64% 85.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.19
99% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 1x8GB-$72
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
37.3% Below average
MC Read 12.8
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 10.6
35% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 12.8
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 73.3
55% 73.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 44%
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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 2,535 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,057
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