Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive106% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime1 Days
Run DateAug 07 '18 at 23:54
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i5-7600K-$229
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 145
116% 144 Pts
QC Int 554
QC Float 564
QC Mixed 570
128% 563 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 591
MC Mixed 575
86% 572 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 108%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
Asus(1043 862C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Lighting 228
Reflection 201
Parallax 216
69% 215 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 205
Splatting 162
73% 171 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 151 119 122 98 92 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 384
Mixed 388
SusWrite 175
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 54.6
195% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 134%
Seagate Expansion 500GB
248GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 80 81 81 81 82 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
46.8% Average
Read 82.8
Write 72.5
Mixed 46.7
SusWrite 80.6
52% 70.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 60%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
543GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 177 180 175 175 179 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 120
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 177
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 102%
Great: 115%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
626GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 41 41 41 40 41 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
16.9% Very poor
Read 40.7
Write 40.5
Mixed 15.2
SusWrite 40.9
46% 34.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
44% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 16.9%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GD3000C16K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3020 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
58.2% Above average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 17.3
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 19.4
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 52
77% 52 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 101%
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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 3,133 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,078
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