Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive81.8% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 09 '17 at 23:42
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 148
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 486
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 506
114% 505 Pts
MC Int 738
MC Float 843
MC Mixed 803
119% 795 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 354
Reflection 319
Parallax 332
104% 335 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 321
Splatting 244
119% 264 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$90
132GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 519
Write 357
Mixed 355
91% 410 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 65.9
4K Mixed 10.5
96% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 46.8
96% 197 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 82%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
397GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 136
Write 118
Mixed 139
99% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.26
99% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 104%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 500GB
102GB free, PID 0200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
42% Average
Read 103
Write 99.3
Mixed 48.7
102% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.2
67% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 42%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$127
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 26.7
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 40.4
SC Mixed 29.5
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 103%
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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 819 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,147
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