Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 88.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics86.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.5% 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).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180222
Uptime5.3 Days
Run DateMay 15 '18 at 01:43
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 460
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 503
MC Mixed 448
69% 459 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$310
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2039 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Lighting 259
Reflection 255
Parallax 303
85% 272 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 250
Splatting 198
88% 205 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$39
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK10D7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 481
Write 306
Mixed 251
76% 346 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 51.2
4K Mixed 8.04
71% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 33.4
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 7.26
33% 69.2 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 90%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
823GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 173
Mixed 160
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.33
122% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
65.2% Good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 22
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 8.7
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 109%
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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 3,444 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $996
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $310Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $234Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i5-8600K $250Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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