Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics47.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive73% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (62%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 18:07
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 62%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8500-$194
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Memory 79.2
1-Core 105
2-Core 216
76% 133 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 350
53% 380 Pts
64-Core 590
40% 590 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
Asus(1043 85ED) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
47.7% Average
Lighting 186
Reflection 156
Parallax 162
49% 168 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 173
Splatting 139
48% 147 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 58%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 122 118 116 112 110 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 446
Write 195
Mixed 194
SusWrite 129
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 27.1
118% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 164
147% 230 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 73%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
349GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 146 148 147 149 148 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 182
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 148
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 95%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
71% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 23.5
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 17.1
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 82
49% 82 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 71%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z370-A Builds (Compare 7,738 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 101%
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,120
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