Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 88.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180622
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 05:18
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i7-8700K-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
88.4% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 435
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 748
MC Float 908
MC Mixed 815
123% 824 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
EVGA(3842 6264) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
75.5% Very good
Lighting 246
Reflection 208
Parallax 218
73% 224 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 220
Splatting 172
78% 181 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$105
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 131 144 148 149 154 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 110
Write 138
Mixed 42.7
SusWrite 140
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
92% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 25.2
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 27
74% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 104%
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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 Builds (Compare 19,270 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,272
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $122Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $105SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $716SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $110SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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