Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive120% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '18 at 19:44
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 552
QC Float 558
QC Mixed 567
127% 559 Pts
MC Int 746
MC Float 843
MC Mixed 800
119% 796 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
EVGA(3842 6288) ≥ 4GB; EVGA GTX-1080 FTW Hybrid
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
66.6% Good
Lighting 134
Reflection 134
Parallax 134
41% 134 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 300
Splatting 134
85% 189 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
173GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 414
Mixed 424
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 52.5
196% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 130
151% 263 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 121%
Great: 116%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
122GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 401
Mixed 415
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 52.3
198% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 129
151% 264 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 120%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
463GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 60% Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMR16GX4M2C3000C15 CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 CMR16GX4M2C3000C15 CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 32GB
3000, 3000, 3000, 3000 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 31.3
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 32.1
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 93%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%
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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 2,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,201
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