Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 39.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics82.4% 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 Drive48.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (90%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 10:11
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 90%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 Celeron G3900-$49
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
39.6% Below average
SC Int 70.9
SC Float 84.8
SC Mixed 85.5
64% 80.4 Pts
QC Int 130
QC Float 123
QC Mixed 156
31% 136 Pts
MC Int 150
MC Float 172
MC Mixed 159
24% 160 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 42%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$200
Gigabyte(1458 2302) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1500 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Lighting 249
Reflection 200
Parallax 346
88% 265 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 230
Splatting 145
78% 180 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2018)
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 102 83 71 62 66 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 405
Write 287
Mixed 255
SusWrite 100
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 39.7
4K Mixed 18
78% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 25.3
DQ Write 77.9
DQ Mixed 41.5
35% 48.2 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 50%
Generic Flash Disk 32GB
26GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.8 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.1 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
4.82% Terrible
Read 15.8
Write 6.8
Mixed 13.3
SusWrite 6.6
13% 10.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
17% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.82%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Silicon-Power SP004GBLFU240W02 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
76.8% Very good
MC Read 24
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 27.2
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 21.3
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 80%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 81%
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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 2,164 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,003
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