Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics57.6% 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 Drive48.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 14:08
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User COL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Memory 93.2
1-Core 127
2-Core 252
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 471
64% 470 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.6% Above average
Lighting 224
Reflection 202
Parallax 213
59% 213 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 209
Splatting 169
58% 177 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2016)-$39
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 67 86 64 58 61 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 466
Write 355
Mixed 297
SusWrite 76.8
66% 299 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 2.8
62% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 23.7
66% 138 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 69%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 237GB
159GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 419 430 438 429 435 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 498
Write 404
Mixed 395
SusWrite 427
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 19.7
4K Mixed 14.5
51% 16.2 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 47.8
102% 204 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
25GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 145 138 132 110 100 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 150
Write 145
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 120
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
228% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
40.8% Average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11.1
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 12.4
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 43%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-K Builds (Compare 6,581 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $959
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