Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 83.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics56.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive48.9% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 03:52
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Memory 90.4
1-Core 130
2-Core 242
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 670
68% 540 Pts
64-Core 668
45% 668 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.7% Above average
Lighting 70.3
Reflection 75
Parallax 68.3
57% 71.2 fps
MRender 66.7
Gravity 70.7
Splatting 66.5
57% 68 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$39
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 45 45 51 26 29 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 384
Write 124
Mixed 127
SusWrite 44.9
37% 170 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 14.6
80% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 22.3
56% 115 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 211 210 212 174 157 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 132
Write 145
Mixed 56
SusWrite 190
95% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 7.5
4K Mixed 1.1
290% 3.1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 113%
Seagate ST3160318AS 160GB-$33
144GB free
Firmware: HP11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 42 42 44 43 45 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
13.4% Very poor
Read 5.2
Write 17.7
Mixed 8.8
SusWrite 41.5
13% 18.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.1
21% 0.17 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 13.4%
Great: 58%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
68GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 80 81 81 82 82 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 84
Write 84.5
Mixed 51
SusWrite 80.7
55% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
77.7% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 22.3
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.2
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,118
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