Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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.
Graphics69.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive77.4% 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.
Very high background CPU (79%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '17 at 02:53
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 79%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 146
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 533
QC Mixed 507
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 727
MC Float 835
MC Mixed 795
117% 786 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1602 MHz, MLim: 1757 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
69.8% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 193
Parallax 214
66% 206 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 206
Splatting 141
73% 169 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$199
120GB free
Firmware: 526ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 475
Write 242
Mixed 248
71% 321 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 14.2
118% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 58.8
90% 170 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 86%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 113
Write 120
Mixed 113
87% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.16
84% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 66%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
254% Outstanding
Read 573
Write 304
Mixed 273
285% 383 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 4.57
4K Mixed 0.45
1,447% 12.2 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 254%
Great: 266%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$87
676GB free
Firmware: CC3E Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 105
Write 82.1
Mixed 88.5
69% 92 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.28
66% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77.4% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 24.3
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 23.5
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 92%
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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 1,534 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,220
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