Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 86.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics51.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive255% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateDec 06 '18 at 16:19
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$250
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 113
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 472
QC Mixed 437
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 592
MC Float 697
MC Mixed 638
96% 642 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.94
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Lighting 138
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
43% 141 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 127
58% 137 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$115
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 555 550 597 568 551 539 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
255% Outstanding
Read 2,150
Write 1,957
Mixed 1360
SusWrite 560
336% 1,507 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 72.5
242% 85 MB/s
DQ Read 1,468
DQ Write 1,209
DQ Mixed 1,067
873% 1,248 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 255%
Great: 322%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$145
2TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 135 137 137 136 137 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 131
Write 30.5
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 131
64% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.7
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 72%
WD Elements 1TB
413GB free, PID 1042
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 74 73 74 74 72 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 101
Write 106
Mixed 61.2
SusWrite 73.8
114% 85.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.7
111% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
71.5% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 21.3
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.9
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 94%
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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 15,095 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,230
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Intel Core i5-8600K $250Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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