Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. 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 63.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics14.8% 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.
Boot Drive42.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170831
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 26 '20 at 12:21
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-8100-$124
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
63.6% Good
Memory 76.9
1-Core 110
2-Core 212
76% 133 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 402
43% 337 Pts
64-Core 284
19% 284 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Gigabyte(1458 3767) 2GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
14.8% Very poor
Lighting 18
Reflection 18.4
Parallax 18.8
15% 18.4 fps
MRender 16
Gravity 19.3
Splatting 17.1
15% 17.5 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 14.8%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 128GB-$25
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0518BS
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 58 46 32 15 35 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
42.3% Average
Read 448
Write 74.8
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 45
33% 156 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 13.8
4K Mixed 14.8
62% 17.4 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 15.4
DQ Mixed 29.4
31% 53.4 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 113%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB-$59
131GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 128 129 128 129 128 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 89.2
Write 89.2
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 127
66% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$74
6GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 86 82 83 80 80 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
44.5% Average
Read 73.5
Write 78.8
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 81.3
55% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 96%
WD Purple Surveillance 4TB (2017)-$84
122GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 143 146 145 146 147 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 139
Write 132
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 144
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 105%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
153GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 102 104 104 105 104 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 135
Write 124
Mixed 61.8
SusWrite 103
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
105% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 85%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 82 85 83 84 83 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 78.5
Write 89.2
Mixed 34
SusWrite 82.9
52% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
GEIL CL17-17-17 D4-2400 CL17-17-17 D4-2400 CL17-17-17 D4-2400 16GB
2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
48.9% Average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 15.5
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 12.5
SC Mixed 15.5
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 86.5
46% 86.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 74%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z370-A Builds (Compare 10,722 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 91%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,024
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