Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
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 90.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime2 Days
Run DateApr 07 '18 at 05:49
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 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 i5-7600K-$215
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 130
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 461
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 451
MC Float 495
MC Mixed 476
71% 474 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
Gigabyte(1458 3741) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Lighting 228
Reflection 188
Parallax 208
68% 208 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 201
Splatting 161
73% 170 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
52GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 402
Mixed 417
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 26.3
145% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 27
81% 174 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
269GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 138
Write 119
Mixed 130
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.34
123% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
46.3% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 14.4
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 13.8
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 89%
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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 2,092 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,159
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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