Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics7.44% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190712
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 09 '19 at 18:52
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 14%

 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 i7-8700-$320
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 269
95% 203 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 844
87% 683 Pts
64-Core 1,070
72% 1,070 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7212
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
7.44% Terrible
Lighting 24.5
Reflection 31.3
Parallax 28.5
6% 28.1 fps
MRender 27.6
Gravity 23
Splatting 39
9% 29.9 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.44%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 8,124
Write 7,127
Mixed 7,390
1,683% 7,547 MB/s
4K Read 546
4K Write 298
4K Mixed 332
1,410% 392 MB/s
DQ Read 1,248
DQ Write 966
DQ Mixed 979
767% 1,064 MB/s
Poor: 74% Great: 126%
Toshiba MK1059GSM 1TB
261GB free
Firmware: GL002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 77 77 81 80 79 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 93.1
Write 86.5
Mixed 27.1
SusWrite 78.6
52% 71.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot 3733 C17 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.7% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 20.4
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 59.3
68% 59.3 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 118%
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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 25,088 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,211
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