Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive94.8% 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.
Very high background CPU (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 05:48
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 51%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 131
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 467
103% 457 Pts
MC Int 698
MC Float 797
MC Mixed 718
110% 737 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 417
Reflection 390
Parallax 412
128% 406 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 407
Splatting 254
132% 303 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 131%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 402
Mixed 407
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 26.4
157% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 44.7
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 106
75% 93.1 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$132
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2668 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47.9% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 14.1
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 11.9
SC Mixed 15.5
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47.9%
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 2,166 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,025
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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