Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 86.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics97.7% 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 Drive33.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 24 '19 at 06:59
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Memory 93.6
1-Core 128
2-Core 284
95% 169 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 602
68% 519 Pts
64-Core 666
45% 666 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.70
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Lighting 123
Reflection 139
Parallax 129
102% 130 fps
MRender 95.6
Gravity 125
Splatting 106
59% 109 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 9.8 7.9 15 72 71 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
33.6% Below average
Read 331
Write 206
Mixed 134
SusWrite 41.2
39% 178 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 0.9
57% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 74
DQ Write 42.9
DQ Mixed 32.3
31% 49.7 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 55%
WD Green 1.5TB (2010)-$64
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 113 112 114 116 113 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 101
Write 114
Mixed 77
SusWrite 114
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
139% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 66%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$52
219GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 46 45 47 47 47 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
35.3% Below average
Read 76.5
Write 73.5
Mixed 39.7
SusWrite 46.3
43% 59 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
72.8% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 20.3
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z270-AR Builds (Compare 1,160 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,010
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