Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics20.6% 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 Drive107% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory23.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161122
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 09 '19 at 00:37
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 51%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$229
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
79.9% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 116
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 408
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 381
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 390
60% 402 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560-$180
EVGA(3842 1466) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1039 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below potential (97th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (55 fps cap detected)
20.6% Poor
Lighting 56.7
Reflection 57.5
Parallax 53.7
17% 56 fps
MRender 55.5
Gravity 57.5
Splatting 51.2
23% 54.7 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 20.6%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 369 377 345 331 328 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 388
Write 426
Mixed 305
SusWrite 347
83% 367 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 51.9
175% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 352
264% 352 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 107%
Great: 135%
Seagate ST2000VM002-9UY166 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: ES02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 133 133 136 134 133 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 127
Write 128
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 132
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 75%
WD My Book 1TB
930GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 41 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
21.2% Poor
Read 39.9
Write 37.7
Mixed 30.7
SusWrite 40.5
50% 37.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
98% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 21.2%
Great: 22%
WD My Book 1230 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 129 130 130 129 130 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 116
Write 121
Mixed 88.7
SusWrite 129
156% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
112% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 59%
WD Elements 25A3 6TB
5TB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 35 36 34 35 34 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
19.9% Very poor
Read 35.2
Write 35.3
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 34.4
47% 34.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
112% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 19.9%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS16G4D240FSE.16FBD BLS16G4D240FSE.16FAD 32GB
2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
39.6% Below average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 12.5
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 12.9
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 82%
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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 Z270-K Builds (Compare 4,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,071
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