Asus PRIME Z270-AR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics55.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive416% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-AR  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 21 '21 at 17:38
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 143
2-Core 283
99% 174 Pts
4-Core 554
8-Core 554
76% 554 Pts
64-Core 556
37% 556 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 96%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.5.2
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
55.8% Above average
Lighting 68.4
Reflection 63.5
Parallax 89.7
55% 73.9 fps
MRender 63
Gravity 71.3
Splatting 47.5
56% 60.6 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 59%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SHGP31-1000GM-2 1TB
648GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41061C20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2367 2570 2579 1577 1442 1436 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
416% Outstanding
Read 2,838
Write 2,596
Mixed 1,598
SusWrite 1,995
506% 2,257 MB/s
4K Read 74.9
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 103
346% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,808
DQ Write 1,498
DQ Mixed 1,549
1,188% 1,618 MB/s
Poor: 238%
This bench: 416%
Great: 412%
Liteon CV3-CE256-11 SATA 256GB
222GB free
Firmware: TC8110D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 229 239 238 230 238 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 341
Mixed 362
SusWrite 262
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 52.7
177% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 300
236% 328 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 106%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 43.3
MC Mixed 30.8
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 44.4
SC Mixed 31.8
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-AR - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,136
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