Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics57.9% 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 Drive108% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 25 '20 at 03:42
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$194
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 140
2-Core 279
98% 172 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 548
75% 547 Pts
64-Core 546
37% 546 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Asus(1043 862C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.9% Above average
Lighting 74.8
Reflection 76.3
Parallax 66.5
60% 72.5 fps
MRender 71.3
Gravity 67.3
Splatting 69.5
55% 69.4 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$84
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 252 113 126 119 118 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 260
Mixed 386
SusWrite 173
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 60.4
201% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 108%
Great: 133%
Seagate Expansion 500GB
248GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 81 81 81 81 82 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
46.8% Average
Read 82.3
Write 71.5
Mixed 44.5
SusWrite 80.9
51% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 62%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
523GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 177 178 178 177 179 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 146
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 177
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
363GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 74 74 74 74 74 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
39.3% Below average
Read 144
Write 144
Mixed 20.7
SusWrite 75
120% 95.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
43% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3020 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
57.7% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 17.1
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 19.2
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 53.7
75% 53.7 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-K Builds (Compare 2,883 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,038
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