Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics46.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
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%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8500-$279
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
71.2% Very good
1-Core 105
2-Core 216
75% 161 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 350
53% 380 Pts
64-Core 590
40% 590 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
Asus(1043 85ED) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
46.9% Average
Lighting 186
Reflection 156
Parallax 162
47% 168 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 173
Splatting 139
47% 147 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$51
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 122 118 116 112 110 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th 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: 68%
This bench: 73%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
349GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 146 148 147 149 148 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd 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: 57%
This bench: 95%
Great: 116%
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 (15th 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: 96%
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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 25,698 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,202
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $210AMD RX 5700 $370Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $340AMD RX 590 $186Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $51
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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