Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 80.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics33.6% 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 Drive222% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180622
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 21:38
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$327
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Memory 86.7
1-Core 105
2-Core 162
73% 118 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 643
66% 520 Pts
64-Core 641
43% 641 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Zotac(19DA 2375) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 496.13
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
33.6% Below average
Lighting 43.2
Reflection 64.3
Parallax 40.5
35% 49.3 fps
MRender 37.6
Gravity 40
Splatting 35.4
32% 37.7 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$50
291GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 773 427 429 431 431 430 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 1,554
Write 1,474
Mixed 1,216
SusWrite 487
265% 1,183 MB/s
4K Read 52.2
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 76.4
268% 99.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,226
DQ Write 887
DQ Mixed 1,002
764% 1,038 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 222%
Great: 238%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB-$59
450GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 101 101 105 100 105 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
50.9% Above average
Read 75.4
Write 83.5
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 102
57% 77.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
101% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
43.9% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 12.2
42% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 13.6
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 70.7
56% 70.7 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 49%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 23: 3R 2G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
23% 9% 75 109 6 60 23.5" 1920 1080 SAM0D2C C24F390
Typical PRIME Z270-K Builds (Compare 3,166 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: $1,017
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