Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics22.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive93.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:43
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 152
SC Float 157
SC Mixed 155
124% 154 Pts
QC Int 513
QC Float 554
QC Mixed 548
122% 538 Pts
MC Int 774
MC Float 870
MC Mixed 820
123% 821 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 111%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti-$188
EVGA(3842 1561) 1GB
CLim: 850 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
22.2% Poor
Lighting 62.3
Reflection 63.4
Parallax 59.5
19% 61.7 fps
MRender 58.1
Gravity 63.5
Splatting 51.2
25% 57.6 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 22.2%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 409
Mixed 414
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 27.3
153% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 40.2
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 25.5
35% 61.3 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 142
Write 147
Mixed 133
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.29
113% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot 3200 C16 Series 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
43.9% Average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 12.4
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.9
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 60.1
67% 60.1 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-AR Builds (Compare 2,182 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,045
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $320Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $210Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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