Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 157%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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 Drive309% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
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MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory30.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 23:58
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$325
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 149
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 154
122% 152 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 522
QC Mixed 476
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 736
MC Float 850
MC Mixed 806
119% 797 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 434
Reflection 405
Parallax 427
133% 422 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 419
Splatting 260
136% 310 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 135%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$300
393GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
309% Outstanding
Read 2,894
Write 1,782
Mixed 1,900
484% 2,192 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 194
4K Mixed 41.7
238% 96.5 MB/s
DQ Read 55
DQ Write 614
DQ Mixed 41.2
119% 237 MB/s
Poor: 198%
This bench: 309%
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 above expectations (78th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 189
Mixed 167
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 1.17
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.23
116% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 34.6
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 33.1
96% 33.5 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 107%
Great: 129%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,197
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