Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 86.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.67% 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory7.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180622
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 00:32
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
86.8% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 259
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 479
8-Core 744
78% 611 Pts
64-Core 924
62% 924 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 86.8%
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. 24.20.100.6291
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
6.67% Terrible
Lighting 24
Reflection 29.2
Parallax 26.2
6% 26.5 fps
MRender 24.2
Gravity 22.4
Splatting 38.1
7% 28.2 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.67%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 480GB-$165
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 493
Write 432
Mixed 380
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 35.1
134% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 242
202% 290 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 97%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$35
364GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 119 119 119 120 119 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 117
Write 114
Mixed 77
SusWrite 119
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$88
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.7% Above average
MC Read 24.4
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 18.4
60% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 20
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 89
45% 89 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 102%
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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 27,552 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,191
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