Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 Drive74.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 15 '17 at 08:50
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$360
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 486
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 691
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 744
111% 742 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$329
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 319
Reflection 306
Parallax 320
99% 315 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 297
Splatting 236
106% 247 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M5S 128GB-$75
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 495
Write 211
Mixed 293
73% 333 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 21.2
118% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 20.5
56% 116 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 86%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$63
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 124
Write 113
Mixed 140
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.16
68% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 157
Write 172
Mixed 145
118% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.22
60% 0.54 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35
MC Write 35.5
MC Mixed 27.6
93% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 31.2
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 49.5
81% 49.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 109%
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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 10,696 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,066
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