Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics77.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 23 '17 at 19:02
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i5-7600-$218
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 126
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 486
QC Float 516
QC Mixed 490
113% 497 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 516
MC Mixed 494
74% 496 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Lighting 251
Reflection 212
Parallax 220
74% 228 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 227
Splatting 175
80% 186 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$140
22GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 58% Great: 94%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$102
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 135
Write 125
Mixed 118
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.28
97% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 87%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$73
460GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 91.9
Write 77.7
Mixed 88
65% 85.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.18
70% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 68%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$74
347GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 103
Write 97.3
Mixed 107
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.17
85% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 84%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
191GB free
Firmware: GM4OA52A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
47.9% Average
Read 82.6
Write 84.3
Mixed 80
62% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.26
75% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2460 MHz
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
87.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 28.1
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 26.1
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 95%
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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 1,025 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,089
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