Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive101% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory14.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 12 '17 at 21:30
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User DOM-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$224
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 546
QC Float 585
QC Mixed 563
128% 565 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 567
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
214GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 414
Mixed 422
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 28.4
162% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 49.7
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 106
100% 148 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
515GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 155
Write 154
Mixed 149
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 2.63
4K Mixed 0.36
142% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 106%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$34
54GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 250
Write 180
Mixed 195
256% 209 MB/s
4K Read 11.8
4K Write 9.7
4K Mixed 3.35
488% 8.28 MB/s
DQ Read 12.9
DQ Write 9.77
DQ Mixed 3.36
494% 8.67 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 42.4
MC Mixed 31.4
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 33.1
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
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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 2,995 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 71%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,065
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $268AMD RX 480 $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $136
Intel Core i5-7600K $224Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $239Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $165
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $714SanDisk Extreme 64GB $34
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $132SanDisk Extreme 32GB $23
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $44HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $133SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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