Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics34.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive153% 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-K  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 29 '17 at 14:37
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 533
QC Float 571
QC Mixed 552
125% 552 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 571
MC Mixed 552
83% 552 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$135
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
34.9% Below average
Lighting 112
Reflection 90.8
Parallax 101
34% 101 fps
MRender 77.6
Gravity 98.5
Splatting 76
36% 84 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$129
238GB free
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
150% Outstanding
Read 1,284
Write 531
Mixed 722
186% 846 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 39.4
162% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 470
DQ Mixed 96.8
151% 281 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 150%
Great: 159%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
231GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 401
Mixed 418
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 51.3
186% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 125
150% 264 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 117%
Great: 115%
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$129
170GB free
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Read 1,280
Write 556
Mixed 744
189% 860 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 43.7
170% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 452
DQ Mixed 96.7
148% 273 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 153%
Great: 159%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 56.4
Write 131
Mixed 85
68% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.28
93% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$176
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 28.4
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 34.6
SC Mixed 26.5
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 87.9%
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 1,750 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,142
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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