Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 79.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 05:15
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i3-8100-$130
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
79.6% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 415
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 444
MC Mixed 433
63% 420 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
EVGA(3842 6368) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Lighting 254
Reflection 210
Parallax 220
75% 228 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 222
Splatting 172
78% 182 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
709GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 156
Mixed 164
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.18
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.31
132% 1.35 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 92%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D26BFSE.16FD2 1x8GB
1 of 3 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
52.5% Above average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.3
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 16.6
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 53%
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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 12,468 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: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,204
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