Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 115%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive52.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 07:42
Run Duration243 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$288
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
115% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 156
124% 156 Pts
QC Int 585
QC Float 622
QC Mixed 599
136% 602 Pts
MC Int 576
MC Float 603
MC Mixed 602
89% 594 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 115%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$180
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.0
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Lighting 218
Reflection 186
Parallax 199
65% 201 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 204
Splatting 166
74% 173 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$55
45GB free
Firmware: Z32070RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 498
Write 140
Mixed 176
59% 271 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 2.19
62% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 7.01
51% 116 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 76%
OCZ Trion 150 240GB-$151
18GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 513
Write 330
Mixed 359
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 9.92
98% 36.6 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 46.9
97% 201 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$54
306GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 164
Write 139
Mixed 142
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.17
75% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$34
275GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
36.4% Below average
Read 81.6
Write 44.7
Mixed 66.8
49% 64.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.45
120% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.4%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$19
267GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
30.6% Below average
Read 67.4
Write 38.6
Mixed 55.9
41% 53.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.42
119% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 58%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
108GB free, PID 0100
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
27.8% Poor
Read 63.8
Write 62.4
Mixed 62.2
81% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.2
62% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot 2666 C16 Series 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.6% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 24.7
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 17.4
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 82%
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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 1,440 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,168
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