Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics103% 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.
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. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170831
Uptime6.5 Days
Run DateJul 02 '21 at 19:48
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700-$312
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Memory 91
1-Core 117
2-Core 231
85% 146 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 771
74% 592 Pts
64-Core 997
67% 997 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
EVGA(3842 1171) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (43rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
103% Outstanding
Lighting 124
Reflection 110
Parallax 126
100% 120 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 123
Splatting 103
106% 135 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 103%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,497
Write 1,336
Mixed 1,717
408% 1,850 MB/s
4K Read 64.8
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 92
306% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,334
DQ Write 788
DQ Mixed 637
588% 919 MB/s
Poor: 205% Great: 333%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
118GB free
Firmware: 03.01A03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 150 151 152 151 152 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 105
Write 103
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 151
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 107%
Seagate Expansion 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0712
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 132 131 130 131 133 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 105
Write 115
Mixed 77
SusWrite 130
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.8
189% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
58.9% Above average
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 16.8
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 15.3
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 59: 7R 6G 6B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
59% 30% 63 218 135 144 23.5" 1920 1080 MSI1462 Optix G24C
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Gaming
Gaming 99%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 90%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,149
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