Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics38.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive195% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 20:12
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$315
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 522
QC Float 542
QC Mixed 535
121% 533 Pts
MC Int 642
MC Float 661
MC Mixed 640
97% 647 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Gigabyte(1458 360B) 2GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
38.5% Below average
Lighting 101
Reflection 81
Parallax 123
34% 102 fps
MRender 87.9
Gravity 123
Splatting 79.9
42% 96.9 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$178
371GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
195% Outstanding
Read 1,572
Write 1,116
Mixed 1,100
280% 1,263 MB/s
4K Read 55.6
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 29.8
186% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 59.3
DQ Write 382
DQ Mixed 28.8
79% 157 MB/s
Poor: 179%
This bench: 195%
Great: 258%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
607GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 152
Write 163
Mixed 152
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.47
4K Mixed 0.35
138% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 107%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$63
452GB free
Firmware: 1AG01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 79.1
Write 82.1
Mixed 71
58% 77.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.27
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.37
74% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M4C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54.1% Above average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.3
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 17.9
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 54.1%
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 10,180 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,119
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HDDRAMUSB
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