Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 98.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 08:44
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$220
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 503
QC Float 543
QC Mixed 522
118% 523 Pts
MC Int 507
MC Float 545
MC Mixed 523
79% 525 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$193
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
68.8% Good
Lighting 214
Reflection 180
Parallax 194
64% 196 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 200
Splatting 158
72% 169 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
MS1PC2DD3ORA3.2T 3TB
3TB free
Firmware: KPYA8R3Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Hitachi HUA7275SASUN750G 0745H75H5E 750GB
157GB free
Firmware: GK8OA90A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
35.1% Below average
Read 60.2
Write 61.6
Mixed 61
46% 61 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.35
104% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3733 C17 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3733 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
125% Outstanding
MC Read 44.9
MC Write 50.7
MC Mixed 39.6
129% 45.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 47.7
SC Mixed 34
100% 35.2 GB/s
Latency 46.8
86% 46.8 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 125%
Great: 121%
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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 1,286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,172
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HDDRAMUSB
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