Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics78.7% 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 Drive111% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory20.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 15 '19 at 09:15
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 22%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Memory 88.7
1-Core 136
2-Core 271
93% 165 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 484
69% 500 Pts
64-Core 509
34% 509 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$265
Asus(1043 86A5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
78.7% Very good
Lighting 322
Reflection 257
Parallax 290
85% 290 fps
MRender 225
Gravity 281
Splatting 187
79% 231 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 243 86 90 121 132 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 446
Mixed 378
SusWrite 158
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 64.2
214% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 360
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 111%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 106 106 108 107 108 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 150
Write 148
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 107
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMK16GX4M2A2133C13 CMK8GX4M2A2133C13 CMK16GX4M2A2133C13 CMK8GX4M2A2133C13 24GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
75.7% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 24.7
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 22.8
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 77%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-AR Builds (Compare 942 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,158
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