Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 122%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 10 '18 at 23:07
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i7-8700K-$340
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
122% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 152
122% 152 Pts
QC Int 587
QC Float 625
QC Mixed 596
137% 603 Pts
MC Int 1,090
MC Float 1,215
MC Mixed 1,211
175% 1,172 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 122%
Great: 124%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$58
270GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 197 197 197 195 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 195
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 196
123% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 112%
Great: 117%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$30
26GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 43 43 43 43 42 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
49.9% Average
Read 41.1
Write 42.4
Mixed 32.6
SusWrite 42.6
54% 39.7 MB/s
4K Read 8.8
4K Write 10.6
4K Mixed 6.7
621% 8.7 MB/s
DQ Read 9.9
DQ Write 12.2
DQ Mixed 9
758% 10.4 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4000 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.4% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 20.4
72% 25 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 23.5
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 114%
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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 10,753 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: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,176
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HDDRAMUSB
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