Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 89.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics38.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171214
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 21:51
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$305
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
100% 124 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 448
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 602
MC Float 705
MC Mixed 655
98% 654 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Asus(1043 85D6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
38.4% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 81
Parallax 120
37% 107 fps
MRender 80.1
Gravity 112
Splatting 82
39% 91.4 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$46
540GB free
Firmware: AX001U Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 91.8
Write 90.1
Mixed 87.3
68% 89.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.21
74% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 62%
Seagate Barracuda 500GB (2016)-$34
281GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 147
Write 140
Mixed 132
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.26
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.19
52% 0.51 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
83.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 26.3
84% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 24.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 100%
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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 3,138 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: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,063
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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