Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 84.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics83.1% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 20:05
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
1-Core 124
2-Core 248
87% 186 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 483
66% 485 Pts
64-Core 474
32% 474 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Lighting 328
Reflection 300
Parallax 308
86% 312 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 307
Splatting 239
83% 250 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 86%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6373
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
6.58% Terrible
Lighting 24.5
Reflection 30.7
Parallax 26.2
6% 27.1 fps
MRender 25.1
Gravity 21.7
Splatting 37.5
7% 28.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.58%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$73
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,488
Write 1,472
Mixed 1,054
367% 1,671 MB/s
4K Read 68.3
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 90.4
308% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 980
DQ Write 969
DQ Mixed 1,014
751% 988 MB/s
Poor: 170% Great: 275%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$90
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABS0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 182 185 180 183 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 189
Mixed 21.8
SusWrite 182
104% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$107
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2333 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 26.5
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 31.4
SC Mixed 24.6
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.3%
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 5,222 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,056
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