Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Gaming 110%
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 98.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% 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 Drive89% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171026
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 00:14
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i5-8600K-$235
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 501
115% 508 Pts
MC Int 701
MC Float 637
MC Mixed 712
103% 683 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 121%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 433
Reflection 378
Parallax 399
130% 403 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 394
Splatting 237
126% 287 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 128%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$408
432GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 488
Write 336
Mixed 355
87% 393 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 26.1
121% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 100
125% 225 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 89%
Great: 98%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$66
839GB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 173
Mixed 146
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.32
83% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 28.4
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 28.6
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z370-A Builds (Compare 3,123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 118%
Desktop 127%
Workstation 114%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,335
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