Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics28.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96.3% 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.
Very high background CPU (76%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 16:18
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 76%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$218
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 84.7
1-Core 123
2-Core 251
87% 153 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 711
78% 600 Pts
64-Core 707
48% 707 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$128
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
28.1% Poor
Lighting 35.5
Reflection 26.7
Parallax 32.7
29% 31.6 fps
MRender 38.8
Gravity 33.8
Splatting 33.4
23% 35.3 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 29%
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
6.32% Terrible
Lighting 7.67
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 9
6% 9.3 fps
MRender 7.14
Gravity 7.13
Splatting 15.6
5% 9.96 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.32%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 250GB-$45
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 131 123 103 92 104 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 337
Mixed 226
SusWrite 123
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 47.5
174% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 266
217% 310 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
140GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 91 91 91 92 92 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 156
Write 148
Mixed 88.2
SusWrite 91.1
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
232% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Mushkin 99[2/7/4]199[F/T] 2x8GB
2 of 3 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
36.6% Below average
MC Read 13
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 10.8
35% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 10.9
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z370-A Builds (Compare 9,166 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,005
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