Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 94.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1444 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateMar 12 '19 at 16:54
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 143
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 453
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 612
MC Float 779
MC Mixed 648
101% 680 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$314
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 350
Reflection 314
Parallax 326
106% 330 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 325
Splatting 252
112% 262 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$74
458GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 103 79 112 124 124 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 133
Write 144
Mixed 88.8
SusWrite 103
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
208% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST3750528AS 750GB-$50
691GB free
Firmware: HP35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 101 101 101 103 102 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
60.5% Good
Read 110
Write 59.8
Mixed 59
SusWrite 101
61% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.6% Average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11.8
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 10.8
34% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 100%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z270-K Builds (Compare 4,240 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,000
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