Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 87.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics9% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive240% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-K  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170323
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 08 '18 at 23:01
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 i5-6600-$232
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 123
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 447
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 447
MC Float 469
MC Mixed 461
69% 459 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6025
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
9% Terrible
Lighting 22.4
Reflection 28
Parallax 24.2
7% 24.9 fps
MRender 21.9
Gravity 20.8
Splatting 34.9
10% 25.9 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$99
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
240% Outstanding
Read 2,579
Write 1,267
Mixed 1,423
386% 1,756 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 27.6
191% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 58
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 23.5
37% 69.2 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 240%
Great: 236%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 173
Mixed 167
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.23
88% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x4GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
71.9% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 21.4
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 81%
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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 3,157 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: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,088
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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