Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics17.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive245% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '19 at 20:18
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$378
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
1-Core 139
2-Core 275
97% 207 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 704
76% 588 Pts
64-Core 722
48% 722 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (59 fps cap detected)
17.2% Very poor
Lighting 58.9
Reflection 58.9
Parallax 58.8
16% 58.9 fps
MRender 59
Gravity 58.9
Splatting 59
17% 59 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 17.2%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1343 307 310 306 305 305 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
245% Outstanding
Read 2,117
Write 1,398
Mixed 561
SusWrite 479
251% 1,139 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 208
4K Mixed 61.9
262% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,114
DQ Write 1,200
DQ Mixed 717
661% 1,010 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 245%
Great: 235%
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB
317GB free
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 10,669
Write 9,722
Mixed 9,878
2,252% 10,090 MB/s
4K Read 840
4K Write 373
4K Mixed 493
2,102% 569 MB/s
DQ Read 2,024
DQ Write 1,505
DQ Mixed 1,553
1,218% 1694 MB/s
Poor: 82% Great: 134%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
532GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 79 78 80 81 81 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
44.1% Average
Read 74.2
Write 78.2
Mixed 58
SusWrite 79.2
53% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
153% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 87%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$46
12GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 35 36 36 36 35 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
23.4% Poor
Read 35.7
Write 34.7
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 34.7
46% 33.7 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 2.8
226% 5.57 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 23.4%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 28.3
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 32.2
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
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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 20,234 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,070
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