Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.8% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:17
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$240
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 533
QC Mixed 516
117% 517 Pts
MC Int 701
MC Float 766
MC Mixed 741
110% 736 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 101%
Great: 121%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$280
Gigabyte(1458 22F9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1340 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
65.4% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 178
Parallax 256
66% 207 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 183
Splatting 130
65% 151 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 75%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
190GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 509
Write 368
Mixed 298
87% 391 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 25.1
113% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 16.9
87% 201 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.7% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 21.3
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 18
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 94%
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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 5,597 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,315
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HDDRAMUSB
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