Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 88.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics117% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190329
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 10:23
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
88.2% Excellent
1-Core 133
2-Core 262
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 793
82% 644 Pts
64-Core 1,032
69% 1,032 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 486
Reflection 457
Parallax 496
126% 479 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 455
Splatting 256
106% 315 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 117%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,892
Write 1,394
Mixed 555
281% 1,280 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 58.1
216% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,104
DQ Write 790
DQ Mixed 625
554% 840 MB/s
Poor: 132% Great: 240%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$68
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 115 115 115 115 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 119
Write 120
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 114
80% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
158% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$69
854GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 168 163 167 169 169 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 123
Write 93.5
Mixed 74.3
SusWrite 167
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 115%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$98
3TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 168 164 169 167 166 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 146
Mixed 100
SusWrite 166
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
202% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
79.3% Very good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 24.1
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 25.1
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 112%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z370-A Builds (Compare 24,192 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,193
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