Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
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 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive242% 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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime3 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 12:30
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$225
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 137
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 509
QC Float 563
QC Mixed 545
122% 539 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 564
MC Mixed 546
81% 541 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 401
Parallax 420
128% 417 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 407
Splatting 254
127% 302 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 131%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
119GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 2,106
Write 1,149
Mixed 1,160
324% 1,471 MB/s
4K Read 55.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 49.2
218% 79.7 MB/s
DQ Read 555
DQ Write 426
DQ Mixed 212
234% 397 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 242%
Great: 261%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$68
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 128
Write 130
Mixed 133
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.19
98% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$132
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 29
98% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 36.1
SC Mixed 29.5
83% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 101%
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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 928 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,144
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $268AMD RX 480 $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $136
Intel Core i5-7600K $225Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $239Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $159
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $714SanDisk Extreme 64GB $34
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $132SanDisk Extreme 32GB $23
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $44HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $133SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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