Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive242% 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.
High background CPU (29%). 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 @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 16:50
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$180
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 141
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 527
QC Float 554
QC Mixed 519
121% 533 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 554
MC Mixed 543
80% 535 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$180
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
68.4% Good
Lighting 213
Reflection 185
Parallax 198
64% 199 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 197
Splatting 154
71% 167 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$240
435GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 2,474
Write 1,351
Mixed 1,463
388% 1,763 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 33.7
190% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 45.6
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 22.8
42% 78.4 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 242%
Great: 286%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$152
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 93.7
Write 159
Mixed 140
99% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 5.38
4K Mixed 0.78
207% 2.22 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$90
867GB free
Firmware: CC1H Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
42.2% Average
Read 88.1
Write 58.7
Mixed 54.9
50% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.43
103% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 66%
WD WD10EAVS-00D7B1 1TB
304GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
47% Average
Read 90.3
Write 73.1
Mixed 82.8
62% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.33
92% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47%
Great: 50%
WD WD10EAVS-00D7B1 1TB
203GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
27.3% Poor
Read 50
Write 44.8
Mixed 51.4
37% 48.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.25
72% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 27.3%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3111 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 29.2
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 33.2
SC Mixed 30.4
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 103%
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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 1,613 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,055
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HDDRAMUSB
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