Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 78.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive61.6% 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 (99%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 09 '18 at 09:06
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 99%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
78.9% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 116
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 372
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 557
MC Float 679
MC Mixed 639
93% 625 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$39
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 99 68 11 60 72 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 372
Write 362
Mixed 314
SusWrite 79.6
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 75.6
4K Mixed 23.9
108% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 138
124% 186 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$115
42GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 65 74 85 74 74 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 67.5
Write 60.5
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 74.5
44% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
118% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
182GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 71 74 72 72 79 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
43.5% Average
Read 78.7
Write 52
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 72.6
47% 64 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$88
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 168 173 169 167 165 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 166
Mixed 90
SusWrite 169
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
210% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 102%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
28.7% Poor
MC Read 11
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 9.6
30% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 6.8
SC Mixed 6.9
20% 6.87 GB/s
Latency 137
29% 137 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 56%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z270-AR Builds (Compare 2,063 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,062
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $359Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $243Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $87
Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback