Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% 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 Drive95.1% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 06:15
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 141
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 493
108% 479 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 789
MC Mixed 734
110% 736 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 100%
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 as expected (53rd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 412
Reflection 390
Parallax 450
132% 417 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 373
Splatting 251
126% 289 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 128%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$64
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 406
Mixed 412
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 26.5
145% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 44.4
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 93.1
91% 136 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2668 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
47.8% Average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 12.1
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 15.5
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.8%
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 2,008 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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: $1,101
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Intel Core i7-7700K $350AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $148SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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