Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 83.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive154% 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)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 05:14
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Memory 95.7
1-Core 116
2-Core 227
86% 146 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 608
63% 495 Pts
64-Core 610
41% 610 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing below potential (60th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.3% Very good
Lighting 91.4
Reflection 90.7
Parallax 84.6
74% 88.9 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 79.7
Splatting 72.9
68% 88.5 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 256GB
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1195 1138 294 284 284 294 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 1,046
Write 1,143
Mixed 922
SusWrite 582
208% 923 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 55.7
211% 86.2 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 248
187% 254 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 154%
Great: 217%
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$64
324GB free
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1575 1568 1555 1166 217 235 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 1,308
Write 1,111
Mixed 1,382
SusWrite 1,052
273% 1,213 MB/s
4K Read 60.5
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 83.6
282% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,266
DQ Write 756
DQ Mixed 884
692% 969 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 249%
Great: 302%
Amd-raid WDC WDS240G2G0A- 240GB
151GB free
Firmware: UF220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 152 155 153 152 148 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Read 400
Write 260
Mixed 265
SusWrite 181
206% 277 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 6.3
1,383% 8.4 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 168%
Great: 160%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
576GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 145 145 147 148 147 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 145
Mixed 101
SusWrite 146
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
236% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$33
244GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 80 81 82 82 83 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 80.7
Write 74.9
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 80.8
54% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
GEIL CL16-18-18 D4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 28.4
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 30.5
89% 31 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 60 25.5" 1280 720 ACI26A3 ASUS VK266H
Typical PRIME Z270-AR Builds (Compare 2,009 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: 80% - Excellent Total price: $891
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