Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics94.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180622
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 26 '19 at 18:01
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
103% Outstanding
1-Core 150
2-Core 299
106% 224 Pts
4-Core 594
8-Core 574
80% 584 Pts
64-Core 601
40% 601 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 103%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-64-$375
CLim: 1540 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.4.3
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Lighting 342
Reflection 228
Parallax 576
99% 382 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 356
Splatting 284
89% 273 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$113
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 004C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,419
Write 856
Mixed 1,138
321% 1,471 MB/s
4K Read 77
4K Write 277
4K Mixed 115
410% 156 MB/s
DQ Read 824
DQ Write 84.4
DQ Mixed 369
291% 426 MB/s
Poor: 82% Great: 209%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$150
6GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 513
Write 498
Mixed 382
103% 464 MB/s
4K Read 52.2
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 71.3
255% 94.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 359
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 66% Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
251GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 140 141 140 141 141 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 134
Write 111
Mixed 78.2
SusWrite 140
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 43.5
MC Mixed 32.3
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 32
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 46.2
87% 46.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
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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 5,089 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $976
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