Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics10.2% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive73% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateAug 10 '17 at 06:50
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 544
QC Float 580
QC Mixed 561
127% 562 Pts
MC Int 555
MC Float 583
MC Mixed 550
84% 563 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 106%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 22.20.16.4729
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
10.2% Very poor
Lighting 25.2
Reflection 31.2
Parallax 26.1
8% 27.5 fps
MRender 26.4
Gravity 23.2
Splatting 39.6
12% 29.7 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.2%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$88
223GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
72% Very good
Read 463
Write 316
Mixed 329
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 33.2
4K Mixed 16.9
72% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 50.1
100% 205 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72%
Great: 82%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
172GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 497
Write 387
Mixed 414
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 20.3
93% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 22.7
DQ Write 50.1
DQ Mixed 12.6
16% 28.5 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 28.7
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 26.5
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 88%
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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-K Builds (Compare 1,583 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,092
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