Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 Drive47.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 02 '18 at 00:51
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$215
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 136
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 538
QC Mixed 468
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 447
MC Float 421
MC Mixed 474
67% 447 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$485
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 389
Reflection 359
Parallax 383
120% 377 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 378
Splatting 234
124% 283 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 122%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$65
44GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
47.4% Average
Read 493
Write 129
Mixed 298
67% 307 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 66.1
4K Mixed 5.28
65% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 14.3
DQ Write 56.3
DQ Mixed 5.01
13% 25.2 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 82%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$115
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 201
Mixed 184
145% 192 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 3.13
4K Mixed 0.44
150% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 113%
Great: 112%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
27GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
55.7% Above average
Read 98.4
Write 95.2
Mixed 93.7
72% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.31
109% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
62.5% Good
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 19.7
64% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 18.6
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 83%
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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 9,858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,137
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HDDRAMUSB
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