Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics167% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive207% 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 @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 01 '18 at 01:27
Run Duration249 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i7-7700K-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 154
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 582
QC Float 614
QC Mixed 596
135% 597 Pts
MC Int 773
MC Float 881
MC Mixed 831
124% 828 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 117%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
167% Outstanding
Lighting 546
Reflection 521
Parallax 619
177% 562 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 531
Splatting 282
160% 362 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 167%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
196GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
207% Outstanding
Read 1,838
Write 1,176
Mixed 1,190
310% 1,401 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 24
177% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 33.3
DQ Write 475
DQ Mixed 17
84% 175 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 207%
Great: 265%
Generic Flash Disk 8GB
4GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
5.26% Terrible
Read 19.1
Write 5.98
Mixed 3.86
10% 9.64 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.004
19% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.26%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2473 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
48.1% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 13.7
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 17.1
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 98%
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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 2,015 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $146

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,149
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