Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics87.9% 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 Drive71.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime8.9 Days
Run DateNov 12 '17 at 18:47
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$288
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 496
QC Mixed 474
111% 488 Pts
MC Int 700
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 758
112% 752 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Lighting 199
Reflection 245
Parallax 190
61% 212 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 310
Splatting 237
108% 251 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
120GB free
Firmware: 541ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 508
Write 231
Mixed 297
76% 345 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 20.7
138% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 75.4
100% 180 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 78%
SanDisk Extreme 120GB-$169
16GB free
Firmware: R211 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 499
Write 128
Mixed 180
58% 269 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 20.5
129% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 41.7
59% 111 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 71%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$96
2.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 137
Write 138
Mixed 137
104% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.27
111% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$60
2TB free
Firmware: CC4H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 186
Mixed 141
128% 172 MB/s
4K Read 1.12
4K Write 1.11
4K Mixed 0.42
114% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%
Seagate Expansion 4TB
3.5TB free, PID 231a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
55.3% Above average
Read 104
Write 96.3
Mixed 9.51
80% 70.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 6.17
4K Mixed 0.49
230% 2.58 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
75.8% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 30.1
SC Mixed 23.9
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 75.8%
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 1,430 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,156
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