Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 41.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics78.2% 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 Drive51.8% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 10:45
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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-$58
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
41.6% Average
SC Int 82.3
SC Float 90.8
SC Mixed 86.2
69% 86.4 Pts
QC Int 158
QC Float 181
QC Mixed 170
38% 170 Pts
MC Int 160
MC Float 174
MC Mixed 172
25% 169 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 42%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$168
Gigabyte(1458 2302) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 2075 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Lighting 243
Reflection 186
Parallax 297
81% 242 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 223
Splatting 141
76% 174 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2018)-$28
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 92 79 74 66 67 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 420
Write 256
Mixed 260
SusWrite 101
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 38.7
4K Mixed 19.3
81% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 80.4
DQ Mixed 41.8
46% 79.3 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Silicon-Power SP004GBLFU240W02 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
MC Read 25
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 29.4
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 24.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical PRIME Z270-AR Builds (Compare 2,686 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $1,022
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