Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 89.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics78.9% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180622
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 02 '21 at 21:44
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 18%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Memory 97.3
1-Core 137
2-Core 261
95% 165 Pts
4-Core 443
8-Core 698
73% 571 Pts
64-Core 690
46% 690 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.9% Very good
Lighting 98.3
Reflection 108
Parallax 98.9
80% 102 fps
MRender 95
Gravity 97.2
Splatting 96.2
78% 96.1 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$109
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,315
Write 1,458
Mixed 1,150
292% 1,307 MB/s
4K Read 56.8
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 82.6
279% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 967
DQ Write 1,269
DQ Mixed 998
787% 1,078 MB/s
Poor: 154% Great: 280%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
931GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 103 104 103 105 104 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
62.4% Good
Read 113
Write 107
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 104
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 28.2
100% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 40.6
SC Mixed 30.4
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-K Builds (Compare 2,922 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: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,004
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