Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 99.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 00:50
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i5-7600K-$180
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 132
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 506
QC Float 544
QC Mixed 523
119% 524 Pts
MC Int 507
MC Float 543
MC Mixed 523
78% 525 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$240
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
68.7% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 179
Parallax 277
71% 220 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 196
Splatting 126
67% 153 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
373GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 405
Mixed 418
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 46.4
159% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 75.1
115% 220 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$67
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 172
Mixed 159
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.24
92% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$192
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 29.3
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 42
SC Mixed 30.9
90% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 101%
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 1,450 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: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,192
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $250AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
Intel Core i5-7600K $180Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $192SanDisk Extreme 64GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $17
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $52Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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