Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 95.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive77.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 01:30
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i5-7600-$219
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 495
112% 493 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 524
MC Mixed 507
75% 504 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
PNY(196E 11A0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Lighting 314
Reflection 292
Parallax 310
97% 305 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 285
Splatting 227
102% 238 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC240G1SA754D117-820 240GB
117GB free
Firmware: N0815B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 524
Write 300
Mixed 374
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 21
120% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 28.6
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 56.3
48% 66.4 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 94%
WD Black 5TB (2015)-$240
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 77% Great: 128%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$74
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 138
Write 138
Mixed 135
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.2
100% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 85%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$74
351GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 124
Write 125
Mixed 124
94% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.2
101% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3001 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 29.7
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 30.9
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 101%
Great: 102%
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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 1,195 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: $1,168
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