Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Gaming 49%
Desktop 71%
Workstation 46%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 87.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics47.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive56.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170607
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 16:46
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-$213
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
87.7% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 121
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 456
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 451
MC Float 490
MC Mixed 451
70% 464 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Asus(1043 8465) 2GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
47.1% Average
Lighting 126
Reflection 101
Parallax 164
43% 130 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 146
Splatting 82.4
50% 114 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LS 60GB-$50
16GB free
Firmware: S8FM06.9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 498
Write 101
Mixed 166
55% 255 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 10.4
88% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 94.3
DQ Mixed 28.7
45% 87 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 86%
Hitachi HCS5C1010CLA382 1TB
195GB free
Firmware: JC4OA3EA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
44.9% Average
Read 78.5
Write 78.1
Mixed 76.7
59% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.21
57% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
41.4% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 12.2
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 14.4
37% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 90%
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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 2,390 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 96%
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Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $839
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