ASUS Prime is the next evolution of the ASUS motherboard, born of a pedigree that stretches back to 1989. Our team of world-class engineers are passionate about empowering everyone to enjoy the benefits of customization and tuning, and the driving force behind the development of Prime is to make advanced enthusiast controls easily accessible — maximizing performance, stability and compatibility for the very best DIY PC experiences. Simply stated: it's time for Prime.

One-click Overclock and Cooling

Get performance, efficiency, digital power, fan control and even networking and audio tuning tailored for you

One click takes care of all that complex tuning. ASUS 5-Way Optimization makes your PC smart. It dynamically optimizes essential aspects of your system based on real-time usage — so you get superb CPU performance, everyday energy savings, ultra-stable digital power, cool and quiet fans, and now networking and audio settings that are tailored to your apps. In short, 5-Way ASUS Optimization ensures that your PC is perfect for gaming, entertainment and productivity!

OC Design – ASUS PRO Clock Technology

A dedicated base-clock generator designed for 7th Generation Intel®processors allows overclocked base clock frequencies up to or beyond 425MHz*. This custom solution works in tandem with the ASUS TurboV processing unit to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control — providing an exciting new way to boost performance to extreme heights.

DDR4 Overclocking Strength in Numbers

Third-generation ASUS T-Topology allows memory frequencies that are higher than ever — to 3866MHz and beyond. Refined manufacturing ensures ultra-consistent quality and minimal crosstalk between custom trace paths, so you'll enjoy the thrill of overclocking DDR4 with time-aligned signaling for superior stability and compatibility.

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MBMODEL overclocking records

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
Reference Frequency Ukraine 352.13 MHz (2.1pts) Rankings

PRIME Z270-A used in other benchmarks

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
Aquamark Czech Republic 431257 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
CPU Frequency Philippines 5010 mhz (0.2pts) Rankings
AS SSD Russian Federation 1074 points (0.2pts) Rankings
PiFast Czech Republic 12sec 680ms (0.2pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M United Kingdom 7min 54sec 382ms (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark05 United Kingdom 1236 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Performance Finland 25198 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Entry Finland 30229 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Extreme Finland 11530 marks (6.8pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Performance Romania 56610 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m Czech Republic 4sec 275ms (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Finland 217737 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m United States 2min 49sec 717ms (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Finland 209923 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Finland 241965 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Cloud Gate Finland 41293 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Basic Czech Republic 4896.9 DX9 Marks (8.3pts) Rankings
XTU United States 1673 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Sky Diver Finland 45304 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Xtreme Czech Republic 3548.43 DX11 Marks (1.7pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 1080P Xtreme Bulgaria 6407 Points (15.5pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Finland 20270 marks (9.6pts) Rankings
PCMark05 United Kingdom 1236 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme Finland 10947 marks (9.5pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Ultra Finland 5857 marks (19pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1440p United States 12944 marks (2.1pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 1B Iran 4sec 432ms (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Finland 7880 marks (7.4pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R15 Finland 1121 cb (0.2pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 32B Iran 4min 40sec 195ms (2.5pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 1B United Kingdom 7min 59sec 134ms (0.2pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 1080p Czech Republic 39.69 fps (0.2pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 4k United States 7.72 fps (25.8pts) Rankings
HWBOT Prime Romania 6403.86 pps (0.2pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core Czech Republic 20278 points (0.2pts) Rankings