Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive41.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 02:12
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$335
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 566
QC Mixed 517
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 693
MC Float 785
MC Mixed 751
111% 743 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$220
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 215
Reflection 188
Parallax 203
65% 202 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 197
Splatting 159
72% 169 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green SATA M.2 120GB-$85
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
41.7% Average
Read 478
Write 86
Mixed 233
58% 266 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 3.24
57% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 20.6
DQ Write 56.3
DQ Mixed 3.63
13% 26.8 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 68%
WD WD20EURX 2TB-$68
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 131
Write 140
Mixed 119
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.59
4K Mixed 0.25
106% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 83%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
446GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 124
Write 122
Mixed 129
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.16
4K Write 0.61
4K Mixed 0.1
29% 0.29 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
73.3% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 20.7
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 21.8
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 98%
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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 2,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,068
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