Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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
11 days ago, 11 days 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 (60th 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 i7-7700K-$315
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 486
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 526
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 692
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 751
111% 742 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
68.9% Good
Lighting 221
Reflection 188
Parallax 206
67% 205 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 198
Splatting 139
71% 164 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$88
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 340 335 326 326 320 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st 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: 71%
This bench: 110%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
559GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 128 128 130 128 130 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th 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: 53%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 116%
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: 57%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 109%
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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 2,522 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: $1,014
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $88
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $105SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $716SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $120SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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