Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 93%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 30 '19 at 00:54
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$366
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
93% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 431
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 702
MC Float 808
MC Mixed 767
113% 759 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 93%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
74.1% Very good
Lighting 240
Reflection 206
Parallax 217
72% 221 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 217
Splatting 165
76% 177 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 120GB-$60
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1230C
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 512
Write 349
Mixed 339
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 44.3
160% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 237
194% 274 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 93%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$116
520GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 120 117 119 119 117 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61.3% Good
Read 95
Write 96.5
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 118
64% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.1
197% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 112%
Adata SP550 5TB
907GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 133 135 136 135 136 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 144
Write 137
Mixed 52
SusWrite 135
85% 117 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
253% 1.8 MB/s
WD Elements 1TB
100GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 37 37 37 37 37 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
19.2% Very poor
Read 37.8
Write 33.3
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 36.7
46% 34 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
84% 1 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 19.2%
Great: 43%
WD My Book 1235 4TB
90GB free, PID 1235
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 122 109 128 114 91 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 142
Write 122
Mixed 104
SusWrite 115
161% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
105% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston ACR24D4U7S8MB-8 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
76.1% Very good
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 21.9
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 21.1
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 15,160 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,099
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