Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 116%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive300% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 05 '17 at 03:46
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 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-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
116% Outstanding
SC Int 152
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 155
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 519
QC Float 599
QC Mixed 590
129% 569 Pts
MC Int 766
MC Float 870
MC Mixed 828
123% 822 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 116%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$437
376GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
300% Outstanding
Read 2,823
Write 1,480
Mixed 1,415
419% 1,906 MB/s
4K Read 55.7
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 55.2
244% 92.8 MB/s
DQ Read 643
DQ Write 405
DQ Mixed 220
246% 423 MB/s
Poor: 180%
This bench: 300%
Great: 297%
Nvme Samsung SSD 960 500GB
235GB free
Firmware: 1B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
335% Outstanding
Read 2,845
Write 1,749
Mixed 1,810
472% 2,135 MB/s
4K Read 64.2
4K Write 209
4K Mixed 65.2
292% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 696
DQ Write 525
DQ Mixed 289
303% 503 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 335%
Great: 327%
WD Black 6TB (2016)-$229
2TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 150
Write 142
Mixed 139
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 4.03
4K Mixed 0.55
174% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 121%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$129
955GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 171
Mixed 159
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 4.41
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.27
252% 2.25 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3297 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.9
MC Write 42.1
MC Mixed 31.8
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.4
SC Write 47.7
SC Mixed 33.1
100% 35.1 GB/s
Latency 49.5
81% 49.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
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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 1,536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,222
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HDDRAMUSB
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