Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 94.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% 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 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime3 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 09:57
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 481
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 692
MC Float 739
MC Mixed 717
107% 716 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 122%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$86
Gigabyte(1458 3717) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2754 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 400
Reflection 388
Parallax 417
126% 401 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 399
Splatting 252
131% 300 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 129%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD10JPLX-00MBPT0 1TB
340GB free
Firmware: 01.01H01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Read 94.2
Write 100
Mixed 119
79% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.16
71% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 75%
WD easystore 25FB 8TB
6TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 180
Write 155
Mixed 150
203% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.44
4K Write 4.69
4K Mixed 0.61
186% 2.25 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
76% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 22
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 76%
Great: 108%
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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 5,511 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 138% - Outstanding Total price: $861
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