Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 88.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics9.47% 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 Drive179% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171214
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '18 at 08:52
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i7-7700-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 130
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 425
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 603
MC Float 713
MC Mixed 641
98% 652 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4839
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
9.47% Terrible
Lighting 23.6
Reflection 30.8
Parallax 25.1
8% 26.5 fps
MRender 23.6
Gravity 20.7
Splatting 38.1
11% 27.5 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.47%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 1 Volume 512GB
443GB free
Firmware: 1.0.00 Max speed: Unknown
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
179% Outstanding
Read 2,630
Write 356
Mixed 641
259% 1,209 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 23.1
131% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 63.8
117% 233 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 179%
Great: 266%
Adata S102 Pro USB 3.0 16GB-$8
10GB free, PID 312b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
28.1% Poor
Read 124
Write 27.1
Mixed 43.1
65% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.69
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.79
79% 2.16 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 26%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 2800 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 22
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 23.2
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 74%
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 2,729 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,155
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