Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 95%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive230% 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.
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)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:34
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
95% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 137
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 454
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 786
MC Mixed 747
111% 740 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 95%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$340
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 354
Reflection 306
Parallax 321
106% 327 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 307
Splatting 238
108% 251 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$169
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1161 1084 986 924 880 847 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 1,279
Write 1,024
Mixed 684
SusWrite 980
222% 992 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 67
232% 84.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,114
DQ Write 1,000
DQ Mixed 961
747% 1,025 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 230%
Great: 345%
Samsung NVMe MZVPV256HDGL-00000 256GB
49GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,514
Write 1,196
Mixed 699
251% 1,137 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 63
235% 87 MB/s
DQ Read 1,197
DQ Write 390
DQ Mixed 572
480% 720 MB/s
Poor: 144% Great: 246%
Seagate ST1000NM0011 99Y1164 59Y1812XIV 1TB
411GB free
Firmware: BB45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 107 106 106 108 106 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
62% Good
Read 110
Write 108
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 106
71% 96.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 62%
Great: 81%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$120
687GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 92 94 95 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Read 102
Write 98.2
Mixed 54.2
SusWrite 93.7
64% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMR32GX4M4A2666C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.9% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.2
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 23
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 127%
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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 2,075 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,037
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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