Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 98.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive119% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 03:23
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 131
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 561
QC Mixed 518
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 482
MC Float 565
MC Mixed 511
78% 519 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1330 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Lighting 210
Reflection 181
Parallax 311
76% 234 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 200
Splatting 129
69% 158 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SSD 250GB
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 304 308 250 151 142 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 487
Mixed 402
SusWrite 254
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 62.7
217% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 352
267% 359 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 119%
Great: 133%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$100
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 189 185 189 189 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 171
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 188
114% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 30.4
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 31.5
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 51.3
78% 51.3 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
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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 1,984 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,140
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $358Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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