Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 72.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics133% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive108% 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.
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 (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateAug 13 '19 at 23:16
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
72.8% Very good
1-Core 129
2-Core 236
87% 183 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 713
70% 558 Pts
64-Core 669
45% 669 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 544
Reflection 521
Parallax 572
142% 546 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 530
Splatting 287
122% 361 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 133%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$102
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 78 72 72 70 69 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 442
Mixed 368
SusWrite 134
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 61.5
208% 74.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 313
248% 345 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 108%
Great: 134%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 999GB
104GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 138 125 116 111 129 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 166
Write 159
Mixed 90
SusWrite 120
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 26.6
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 32.1
SC Mixed 25.6
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 105%
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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 4,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,013
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $143Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $102
Intel Core i5-9600K $219AMD RX 580 $167Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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