Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 91.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 14:33
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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-$235
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
SC Int 113
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 119
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 474
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 603
MC Float 596
MC Mixed 610
90% 603 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 332
Reflection 298
Parallax 308
100% 313 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 290
Splatting 228
102% 239 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$114
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 175 171 182 180 164 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 61
Write 49.8
Mixed 46.7
SusWrite 174
60% 82.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$196
2 of 3 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57.9% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 17.3
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 110%
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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 7,731 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 - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,262
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HDDRAMUSB
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