Asus PRIME Z370-A II

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 99.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive229% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A II  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180921
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 02 '18 at 23:15
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$260
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 492
QC Float 534
QC Mixed 507
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 695
MC Float 793
MC Mixed 732
111% 740 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.1
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 317
Reflection 308
Parallax 350
102% 325 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 300
Splatting 242
107% 249 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB (2018)-$75
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 648 431 435 437 437 437 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 1,696
Write 1,480
Mixed 1,325
SusWrite 471
278% 1,243 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 196
4K Mixed 75.1
275% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 852
DQ Write 1,278
DQ Mixed 797
678% 976 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 229%
Great: 222%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 960GB
674GB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 667 696 402 221 226 230 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 982
Write 734
Mixed 520
SusWrite 407
147% 661 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 43.5
157% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 622
DQ Mixed 367
313% 448 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 134%
Great: 252%
Intel Optane+233G 250GB
233GB free
Firmware: 16.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 277 274 272 271 268 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 83% Great: 128%
Patriot Supersonic Boost XT USB 3.0 16GB-$10
11GB free, PID 5100
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.5 19 22 22 21 22 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
12.9% Very poor
Read 33.7
Write 21.5
Mixed 10
SusWrite 18.9
26% 21 MB/s
4K Read 8.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.8
80% 3.37 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 12.9%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
75.9% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 21.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 23.1
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 97%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical PRIME Z370-A II Builds (Compare 1,030 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A II

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 139% - Outstanding Total price: $948
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