Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 99.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive104% 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.
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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime2 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 05:31
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 492
107% 471 Pts
MC Int 677
MC Float 695
MC Mixed 722
105% 698 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 410
Reflection 392
Parallax 413
127% 405 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 408
Splatting 256
132% 302 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 130%
Great: 139%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 405
Mixed 413
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 36.2
161% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 27.1
76% 161 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 104%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41% Average
MC Read 14
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 11.6
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 13.8
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 41%
Great: 95%
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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 2,000 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: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,103
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HDDRAMUSB
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