Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics125% 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 Drive49.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:09
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
88% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 128
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 420
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 657
MC Float 634
MC Mixed 679
98% 657 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 88%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$460
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 401
Reflection 374
Parallax 392
123% 389 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 388
Splatting 244
127% 290 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 125%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2016)-$40
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 71 70 44 93 79 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
49.2% Average
Read 432
Write 35
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 75.9
33% 152 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 15.1
4K Mixed 19.3
67% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 32.6
56% 110 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 67%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
356GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 85 76 74 73 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
33.9% Below average
Read 41.2
Write 112
Mixed 45.5
SusWrite 76.7
50% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
73.2% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 22.1
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 91%
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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 3,300 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,048
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $340Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $243Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $104
Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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