Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics38.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive205% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory2.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 14:12
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$243
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 528
QC Float 575
QC Mixed 567
126% 557 Pts
MC Int 541
MC Float 594
MC Mixed 563
85% 566 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Asus(1043 85D6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
38.6% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 82.4
Parallax 121
37% 107 fps
MRender 80.9
Gravity 114
Splatting 84
40% 92.8 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$85
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 507 270 271 266 263 262 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 1,102
Write 1,002
Mixed 879
SusWrite 307
184% 822 MB/s
4K Read 61.4
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 85.2
286% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 971
DQ Write 1,411
DQ Mixed 1,008
814% 1,130 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 205%
Great: 272%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$50
578GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3GH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 113 115 116 116 116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 114
Write 110
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 115
73% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
54.8% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 14.2
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17.1
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 55%
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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 2,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,082
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