Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 147%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive278% 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-AR  (all builds)
Memory14.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJan 11 '17 at 19:40
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 152
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 154
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 522
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 555
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 782
MC Float 881
MC Mixed 840
125% 834 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
66% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 182
Parallax 202
62% 195 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 192
Splatting 128
69% 158 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$298
437GB free
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
278% Outstanding
Read 1,895
Write 1,894
Mixed 2,016
433% 1,935 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 240
4K Mixed 44.2
271% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 58.8
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 250
167% 193 MB/s
Poor: 198%
This bench: 278%
Great: 329%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$62
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 189
Mixed 183
142% 189 MB/s
4K Read 1.12
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.25
114% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 110%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$168
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3091 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 32.7
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 33.1
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 106%
Great: 103%
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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-AR Builds (Compare 1,184 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,175
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $119
Intel Core i5-7600K $230Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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