Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics54.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive110% 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateMar 15 '19 at 05:27
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$325
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
1-Core 140
2-Core 278
98% 209 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 755
83% 641 Pts
64-Core 751
50% 751 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Lighting 221
Reflection 188
Parallax 206
56% 205 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 198
Splatting 139
53% 164 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$230
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 340 335 326 326 320 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 439
Mixed 341
SusWrite 335
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 48.2
179% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 349
265% 357 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 110%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
559GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 128 128 130 128 130 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 166
Write 136
Mixed 86
SusWrite 129
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77.3% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 23.7
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 23.8
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 110%
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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 3,073 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,044
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HDDRAMUSB
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