Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 89.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics84.6% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 26 '23 at 01:40
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$375
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Memory 95
1-Core 138
2-Core 258
92% 163 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 684
70% 567 Pts
64-Core 665
41% 665 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$200
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Lighting 105
Reflection 116
Parallax 105
85% 108 fps
MRender 95.9
Gravity 105
Splatting 104
83% 101 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD10SPZX-00HKTT0 1TB
901GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 76 82 100 105 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 74
Write 75.2
Mixed 70.7
SusWrite 89.3
57% 77.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 7.1
4K Mixed 0.8
258% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$49
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 42.2
MC Mixed 33.8
110% 38.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 45.6
SC Mixed 32.7
97% 33.9 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%

 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 72 60 60 23.8" 1280 720 HPN3499 HP VH240a
Typical PRIME Z270-AR Builds (Compare 750 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $894
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