Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 121%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics10.8% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive224% 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 Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 09:22
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User ARM-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i7-8700K-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
121% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 580
QC Float 632
QC Mixed 586
136% 600 Pts
MC Int 1,071
MC Float 1,282
MC Mixed 1,184
176% 1,179 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 121%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4901
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
10.8% Very poor
Lighting 27.1
Reflection 33.5
Parallax 29.3
9% 30 fps
MRender 27.1
Gravity 24.5
Splatting 41.7
12% 31.1 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.8%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$139
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
224% Outstanding
Read 2,142
Write 1,393
Mixed 1,305
356% 1,613 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 29.3
157% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 54.9
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 133
110% 150 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 224%
Great: 256%
Verbatim Store n Go USB 3 16GB
2GB free, PID 0241
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
9.51% Terrible
Read 31.9
Write 15
Mixed 9.37
20% 18.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.63
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
26% 2.22 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 9.51%
Great: 28%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77% Very good
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.5
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 24.1
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 27
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 46.2
87% 46.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77%
Great: 118%
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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 10,956 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,218
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