Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Gaming 51%
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive88.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 21 '23 at 14:51
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 30%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-6GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-7600K-$170
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Memory 93.6
1-Core 124
2-Core 247
87% 155 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 414
53% 400 Pts
64-Core 405
25% 405 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$117
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 546.17
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.8% Above average
Lighting 67
Reflection 73.1
Parallax 67.3
55% 69.1 fps
MRender 66.2
Gravity 70.6
Splatting 66.1
55% 67.6 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 60%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 305 308 306 261 190 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 436
Write 302
Mixed 284
SusWrite 276
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 34.5
129% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 248
211% 309 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 129%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$48
440GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 436 452 455 456 454 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 447
Mixed 402
SusWrite 434
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 43.2
144% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 296
240% 340 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 107%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$192
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 29.2
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 27.8
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 105%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 60: 0P 5R 10G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
60% 32% 63 538 445 144 24" 1280 720 ACR02F9 GN246HL
Typical PRIME Z270-K Builds (Compare 2,358 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 76%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $637
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