Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics7.4% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 09 '18 at 19:23
Run Duration247 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$245
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
87% Excellent
SC Int 103
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 108
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 484
QC Mixed 453
103% 457 Pts
MC Int 583
MC Float 702
MC Mixed 642
96% 642 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 87%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6136
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
7.4% Terrible
Lighting 24.2
Reflection 30.4
Parallax 26.7
8% 27.1 fps
MRender 0.1
Gravity 18.4
Splatting 36.5
7% 18.3 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.4%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$113
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 126 132 125 111 114 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 53.9
Write 133
Mixed 34.9
SusWrite 122
62% 86.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.4
103% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 110%
General UDisk 8GB
7GB free, PID 1234
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.1 7.1 6.9 4.3 6.6 7.1 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
5.95% Terrible
Read 18.5
Write 12.3
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 5.8
17% 13.5 MB/s
4K Read 8.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.1
35% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.95%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 3 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
40.6% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 12.3
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 12.8
SC Mixed 12.4
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 40.6%
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 10,739 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $134

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,206
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Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $134
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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