Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% 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.
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
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime5 Days
Run DateJan 11 '18 at 21:36
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 151
121% 151 Pts
QC Int 495
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 514
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 746
MC Float 846
MC Mixed 801
119% 798 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
Asus(1043 85B9) 3GB; GTX 1060 - 3Gb
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
71% Very good
Lighting 214
Reflection 186
Parallax 222
67% 207 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 205
Splatting 158
74% 172 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 71%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
221GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 402
Mixed 409
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 50.4
180% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 129
151% 263 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 115%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.4% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 20.6
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 21.3
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 105%
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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 10,711 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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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $329Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $225Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $115
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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