Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive36.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:41
Run Duration300 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-7400-$178
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
77.1% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 105
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 402
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 395
MC Float 421
MC Mixed 404
61% 407 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
72.4% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 196
Parallax 229
71% 218 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 208
Splatting 159
73% 171 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$45
35GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 465
Write 197
Mixed 215
64% 292 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 48.2
4K Mixed 11.4
85% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 28.1
70% 150 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 63%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
11GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
36.8% Below average
Read 172
Write 80.3
Mixed 95.8
25% 116 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 8.92
76% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 59.8
DQ Write 92
DQ Mixed 23.9
33% 58.6 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 64%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
572GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 151
Mixed 146
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.33
127% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 105%
WDC WD50 00AAKS-00UU3A0 500GB
345GB free, PID 2329
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
19.3% Very poor
Read 39.9
Write 39.5
Mixed 14.8
38% 31.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.34
67% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 19.3%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2666C13D4/4GX KHX2133C14D4/4G KHX2666C13D4/4GX KHX2133C14D4/4G 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
77.8% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 25.5
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 27.1
SC Mixed 22.4
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
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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 2,580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,158
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