Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 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 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 96%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.44% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive125% 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
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 09:37
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Memory 94.9
1-Core 150
2-Core 300
102% 182 Pts
4-Core 559
8-Core 566
77% 562 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 96%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.7990
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
6.44% Terrible
Lighting 24.1
Reflection 30.9
Parallax 27.8
6% 27.6 fps
MRender 21.4
Gravity 22.2
Splatting 37.4
6% 27 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.44%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 318 319 316 276 266 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 458
Mixed 404
SusWrite 311
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 66.9
228% 83.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 356
268% 360 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 125%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2E3200C16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
60.9% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17.7
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 20.3
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-AR Builds (Compare 887 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
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: $1,153
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