Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics86.2% 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180622
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 20:26
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 33%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 way below expectations (6th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Memory 81.6
1-Core 107
2-Core 219
78% 136 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 735
68% 555 Pts
64-Core 737
49% 737 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 96%
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)
86.2% Excellent
Lighting 107
Reflection 117
Parallax 107
86% 110 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 107
Splatting 106
86% 106 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$109
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,448
Write 1,461
Mixed 1,208
375% 1,706 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 80.3
272% 96.1 MB/s
DQ Read 982
DQ Write 1,248
DQ Mixed 1,011
792% 1,080 MB/s
Poor: 151% Great: 273%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
850GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 102 106 104 104 105 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 106
Write 106
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 104
74% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 27.9
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 15.6
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 77.6
52% 77.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 90.2%
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 3,189 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,022
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