Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 79.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics83.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive58.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (65%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory7.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 01 '17 at 21:49
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 65%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
79.1% Very good
SC Int 116
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 123
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 369
82% 362 Pts
MC Int 581
MC Float 582
MC Mixed 568
86% 577 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Lighting 295
Reflection 9.6
Parallax 130
73% 145 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 258
Splatting 202
91% 213 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$54
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 459
Write 68.4
Mixed 230
55% 252 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 92.9
4K Mixed 5.51
96% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 3.51
64% 150 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 86%
Toshiba X300 6TB-$170
4TB free
Firmware: FS2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 189
Mixed 164
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 3.91
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.23
217% 1.88 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
39.1% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.5
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 9.4
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 73.9
54% 73.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 96%
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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 2,151 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,169
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