Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. 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 77.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$220
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
77.5% Very good
1-Core 127
2-Core 252
89% 190 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 471
64% 470 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 202
Parallax 213
68% 213 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 209
Splatting 169
76% 177 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2016)-$36
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 67 86 64 58 61 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th 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: 38%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 74%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 237GB
159GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 419 430 438 429 435 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th 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: 47%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
25GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 145 138 132 110 100 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th 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: 53%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 108%
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 (92nd 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: 42%
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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 4,633 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,067
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