Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 93%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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 Drive137% 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
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 04 '19 at 07:27
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
93% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 277
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 526
72% 526 Pts
64-Core 524
35% 524 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
EVGA(3842 6282) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 310
Reflection 400
Parallax 413
81% 374 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 410
Splatting 262
109% 306 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB (2017)-$116
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: B35500WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 190 199 212 205 209 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Read 844
Write 682
Mixed 498
SusWrite 208
124% 558 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 57.1
208% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 664
DQ Write 519
DQ Mixed 394
348% 525 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 137%
Great: 144%
Seagate ST3500320NS 500GB-$60
614GB free
Firmware: MA07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 196 201 202 201 203 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 19.5
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 200
76% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.7
187% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 105%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
99% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 32.4
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 28.4
85% 29.7 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 99%
Great: 88%
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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 3,216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,028
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