Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics168% 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 Drive77.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161122
Uptime21.2 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 19:24
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-$229
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 151
121% 152 Pts
QC Int 578
QC Float 606
QC Mixed 564
132% 582 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 607
MC Mixed 588
88% 587 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$680
MSI(1462 3607) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 553
Reflection 516
Parallax 611
178% 560 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 550
Splatting 276
162% 363 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 168%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 441
Write 281
Mixed 341
78% 354 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 11.3
109% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 38.9
93% 193 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 93%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB-$59
13GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3EA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
49.5% Average
Read 85.1
Write 87.4
Mixed 81.5
64% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.39
79% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 1x8GB-$79
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
37.8% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 10.7
35% 12.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 12.9
SC Mixed 11.3
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 47%
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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 3,140 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,053
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