Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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.
Graphics130% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive159% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171018
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 04:32
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i7-8700K-$380
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 135
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 516
QC Float 521
QC Mixed 520
118% 519 Pts
MC Int 1,001
MC Float 1,139
MC Mixed 1,087
161% 1,076 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 419
Reflection 380
Parallax 444
132% 414 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 400
Splatting 236
128% 291 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 130%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Read 1,446
Write 945
Mixed 1,041
253% 1,144 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 31
4K Mixed 24.2
84% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 541
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 159
179% 313 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 159%
Great: 234%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 193
Mixed 178
139% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.34
114% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 108%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$173
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.1% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 20.1
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 21.4
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z370-A Builds (Compare 12,489 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $134

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,211
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HDDRAMUSB
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