Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:41
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 532
QC Float 565
QC Mixed 540
124% 546 Pts
MC Int 530
MC Float 564
MC Mixed 549
82% 548 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$285
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Lighting 260
Reflection 216
Parallax 256
80% 244 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 220
Splatting 178
80% 188 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$82
152GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 470
Write 289
Mixed 319
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 10.5
84% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 21.4
DQ Write 84.5
DQ Mixed 33.7
31% 46.5 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
603GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 64% Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
75.5% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 21.8
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 23.5
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 81%
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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 2,828 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,158
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