Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics93.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive27.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 08:01
Run Duration226 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
67.2% Good
SC Int 97
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 101
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 312
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 299
78% 343 Pts
MC Int 574
MC Float 698
MC Mixed 662
96% 644 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Lighting 288
Reflection 267
Parallax 368
98% 308 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 291
Splatting 171
91% 206 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
27.3% Poor
Read 185
Write 137
Mixed 106
32% 143 MB/s
4K Read 3.96
4K Write 23.1
4K Mixed 9.09
30% 12.1 MB/s
DQ Read 54.3
DQ Write 42.4
DQ Mixed 22.1
24% 39.6 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 27.3%
Great: 83%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$132
3TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 179
Mixed 166
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 4.35
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.26
248% 2.21 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
667GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 53% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GX-D4-3200-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
60% Above average
MC Read 22
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 20
62% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 14.3
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 69.6
57% 69.6 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 60%
Great: 108%
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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 2,237 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: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,096
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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