Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 87.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics106% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive126% 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 25 '21 at 02:51
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$319
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Memory 91.5
1-Core 124
2-Core 256
90% 157 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 697
74% 575 Pts
64-Core 704
47% 704 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
106% Outstanding
Lighting 132
Reflection 148
Parallax 132
106% 137 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 132
Splatting 120
105% 123 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 106%
Great: 116%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$199
830GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 437 428 400 396 398 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 455
Mixed 379
SusWrite 385
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 64.3
217% 77.4 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 260
223% 329 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 126%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
73.7% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 21
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 23.2
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 92%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 60 40" 1280 720 SAM0C39 SAMSUNG
Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 13,056 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,115
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