Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics141% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive289% 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
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime9 Days
Run DateMay 13 '19 at 02:51
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 135
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 556
QC Mixed 522
119% 525 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 795
MC Mixed 733
109% 728 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Lighting 460
Reflection 397
Parallax 472
144% 443 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 443
Splatting 252
140% 317 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 141%
Great: 138%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$110
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1952 979 810 815 811 810 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
289% Outstanding
Read 1,880
Write 1,773
Mixed 1,486
SusWrite 1,029
346% 1,542 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 84.2
277% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,564
DQ Write 1,328
DQ Mixed 1,418
1,070% 1,437 MB/s
Poor: 202%
This bench: 289%
Great: 341%
SSD 120GB
45GB free
Firmware: SBFM01.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 420 413 424 420 419 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 417
Write 346
Mixed 334
SusWrite 423
86% 380 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 27.7
130% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 202
188% 291 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.8
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 28.2
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 39.4
SC Mixed 31.7
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 47.9
84% 47.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
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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 2,790 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,032
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