Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics86.1% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory9.3 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 21:48
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 11%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Memory 97.5
1-Core 139
2-Core 277
98% 171 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 624
72% 551 Pts
64-Core 710
48% 710 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2202 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Lighting 107
Reflection 118
Parallax 108
86% 111 fps
MRender 104
Gravity 107
Splatting 105
86% 105 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 88%
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 2330
Write 1,468
Mixed 1,232
370% 1,677 MB/s
4K Read 55.7
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 82.6
272% 97.4 MB/s
DQ Read 966
DQ Write 1,263
DQ Mixed 1005
789% 1,078 MB/s
Poor: 159% Great: 276%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$59
931GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 104 105 104 105 104 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 110
Write 106
Mixed 81
SusWrite 104
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$83
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 28
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 29.5
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 48.4
83% 48.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98.6%
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 2,885 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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