Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive24.5% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 21:38
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 561
QC Mixed 540
123% 543 Pts
MC Int 722
MC Float 820
MC Mixed 784
116% 775 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Asus Radeon RX 580
Asus(1043 0521) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1360 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
67.8% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 180
Parallax 265
69% 214 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 191
Splatting 128
67% 155 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ VERTEX2 50GB
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
24.5% Poor
Read 155
Write 30.8
Mixed 46.8
17% 77.5 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 29.3
4K Mixed 7.09
50% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 60.9
DQ Write 30.5
DQ Mixed 15.4
20% 35.6 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 41%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 178
Mixed 165
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 1.21
4K Write 2.72
4K Mixed 0.28
132% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x4GB-$72
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.9% Good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 19.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 23.2
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 90%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-K Builds (Compare 3,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,021
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $135SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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