Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 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 102%, 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 Drive70.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 19 '17 at 16:51
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 467
QC Float 522
QC Mixed 497
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 760
MC Float 857
MC Mixed 821
122% 813 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 102%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 390
Reflection 348
Parallax 359
117% 366 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 322
Splatting 200
104% 237 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 109%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
38GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 515
Write 401
Mixed 412
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 12.4
78% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 60.5
DQ Write 58.9
DQ Mixed 22.1
27% 47.2 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 152
Mixed 151
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.18
81% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2988 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 26.6
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 28
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 102%
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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 1,197 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 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,170
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $263Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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