Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 156%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive295% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory14.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 28 '17 at 05:18
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 151
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 155
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 589
QC Float 594
QC Mixed 601
135% 595 Pts
MC Int 780
MC Float 889
MC Mixed 840
125% 836 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 118%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
MaxC: 2025 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 446
Reflection 415
Parallax 433
132% 431 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 428
Splatting 266
131% 315 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 135%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$328
426GB free
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
295% Outstanding
Read 2,211
Write 1,884
Mixed 2,182
467% 2,092 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 227
4K Mixed 43.6
261% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 57.1
DQ Write 622
DQ Mixed 43
122% 241 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 295%
Great: 332%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$75
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 188
Mixed 184
140% 186 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.21
100% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$153
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 31.7
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 34.2
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
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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 549 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,094
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $9
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