Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170323
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 08:14
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 548
QC Float 578
QC Mixed 554
127% 560 Pts
MC Int 531
MC Float 582
MC Mixed 563
84% 559 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
73.2% Very good
Lighting 231
Reflection 196
Parallax 199
68% 208 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 214
Splatting 177
77% 181 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 318 317 140 139 139 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 399
Write 322
Mixed 309
SusWrite 235
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 37.5
144% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 250
188% 250 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 95%
Kingston SSDNow KC300 240GB-$95
30GB free
Firmware: 524ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 198 166 175 191 193 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 424
Write 233
Mixed 272
SusWrite 183
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 47
148% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 252
187% 249 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 88%
WD WD7500AACS-00D6B0 750GB
698GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 76 76 76 76 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
44.1% Average
Read 77.2
Write 75
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 75.9
52% 70.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 46%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$31
134GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 79 83 84 83 82 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 97
Write 95.5
Mixed 61
SusWrite 82.5
62% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
166% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 73%
WD Elements 1.5TB
1TB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 39 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
21.1% Poor
Read 37.6
Write 38
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 38.9
50% 36.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
104% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 21.1%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2546 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
76.9% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 22.9
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 22
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 96%
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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 3,165 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,110
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HDDRAMUSB
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