Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 98.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive107% 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)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 06 '17 at 16:43
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i5-7600K-$231
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 128
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 500
QC Float 544
QC Mixed 525
118% 523 Pts
MC Int 505
MC Float 543
MC Mixed 518
78% 522 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
MaxC: 1987 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 308
Reflection 295
Parallax 348
98% 317 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 292
Splatting 234
109% 244 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$170
309GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 433
Mixed 472
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 40.1
156% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 74.4
108% 202 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSC.16FBD2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
MC Read 29
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 28
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 26.5
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 87%
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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 802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,156
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HDDRAMUSB
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