Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive70.8% 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
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 15 '17 at 21:27
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 529
QC Float 540
QC Mixed 519
120% 530 Pts
MC Int 523
MC Float 568
MC Mixed 542
82% 545 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$329
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 331
Reflection 300
Parallax 325
102% 319 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 304
Splatting 240
107% 250 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB-$136
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 481
Write 263
Mixed 264
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 58.1
4K Mixed 12
92% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 10.5
61% 143 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
87.6% Excellent
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 29
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 27.1
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 98%
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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 10,716 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: $1,061
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