Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.29% 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 Drive71.6% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory20.3 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 02 '21 at 07:09
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Memory 91
1-Core 139
2-Core 278
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 502
8-Core 740
80% 621 Pts
64-Core 723
49% 723 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
6.29% Terrible
Lighting 7.4
Reflection 9.9
Parallax 8.8
6% 8.7 fps
MRender 11.4
Gravity 7.6
Splatting 11.5
7% 10.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.29%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$90
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 188 170 177 177 184 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 360
Write 261
Mixed 223
SusWrite 184
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 71.8
4K Mixed 26.2
109% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 254
200% 280 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 104%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$53
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 181 179 179 180 176 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 175
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 179
100% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
138% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSC.16FBD 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
82% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 25.2
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 34
SC Mixed 25.7
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 82%
Great: 97%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-AR Builds (Compare 1,764 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,129
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