Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics77.5% 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 Drive70.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory19 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateOct 16 '19 at 05:57
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 15%
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 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Memory 83.3
1-Core 134
2-Core 258
90% 159 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 460
61% 449 Pts
64-Core 477
32% 477 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$269
Asus(1043 86A5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 3033 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
77.5% Very good
Lighting 306
Reflection 241
Parallax 301
80% 283 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 280
Splatting 186
78% 226 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 108 101 98 103 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 392
Write 198
Mixed 161
SusWrite 105
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 34.3
122% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 195
158% 231 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 106 109 107 109 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 163
Write 150
Mixed 95.8
SusWrite 108
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 86%
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 way below expectations (8th percentile)
61.2% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 19.2
62% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 18.4
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.2%
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 895 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,153
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