Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 97.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.46% 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 Drive194% 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-K  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 21 '17 at 16:32
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 486
QC Float 521
QC Mixed 510
114% 506 Pts
MC Int 486
MC Float 523
MC Mixed 504
76% 505 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4551
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
9.46% Terrible
Lighting 24.2
Reflection 31.5
Parallax 24.3
8% 26.7 fps
MRender 23.1
Gravity 20.9
Splatting 38.1
11% 27.4 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.46%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
434GB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
194% Outstanding
Read 2,624
Write 672
Mixed 1,203
326% 1,499 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 21.8
153% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 35
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 12
31% 61.2 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 194%
Great: 348%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
232GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 396
Mixed 419
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 21.8
137% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 17.6
93% 213 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 113%
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
223GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 465
Write 322
Mixed 326
82% 371 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 21
92% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 51.3
99% 202 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 29
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 88.3%
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-K Builds (Compare 2,707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,174
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