Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics30.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive39.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180622
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 00:32
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 24%

 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 i5-7400-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
75.7% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 394
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 411
MC Mixed 398
59% 395 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$140
CLim: 1196 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.12.1.1
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
30.6% Below average
Lighting 85.8
Reflection 77.8
Parallax 112
30% 91.9 fps
MRender 63.4
Gravity 82.4
Splatting 77.6
31% 74.5 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 32 17 30 134 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
39.7% Below average
Read 370
Write 326
Mixed 192
SusWrite 93.4
55% 245 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 30.7
4K Mixed 15.1
59% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 19.1
DQ Write 31.2
DQ Mixed 14.9
14% 21.7 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 52%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$12
21GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 37 43 38 30 33 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
31.3% Below average
Read 136
Write 23
Mixed 29.6
SusWrite 34
57% 55.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 2.4
132% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
74.5% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 21.8
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 22.1
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 85%
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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 3,444 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $996
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