Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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. 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 69.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics76.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
27 days ago, 27 days ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateSep 17 '19 at 03:49
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
69.5% Good
1-Core 120
2-Core 238
84% 179 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 430
59% 432 Pts
64-Core 461
31% 461 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$300
PNY(196E 11A0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Lighting 297
Reflection 285
Parallax 299
77% 294 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 284
Splatting 223
76% 236 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC240G1SA754D117-820 240GB
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0815B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 272 264 211 179 199 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 487
Write 300
Mixed 291
SusWrite 212
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 38.2
140% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 186
166% 249 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 97%
Intel Optane+4.5TBHDD
2TB free
Firmware: 16.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 236 251 259 136 147 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$62
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 141 142 142 143 142 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 162
Write 132
Mixed 78.2
SusWrite 141
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 84%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$62
386GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 108 107 109 109 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 126
Write 125
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 108
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 84%
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Typical PRIME Z270-AR Builds (Compare 3,128 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $978
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