Asus PRIME Z270-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics60.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180328
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 11:26
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$340
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
1-Core 141
2-Core 283
100% 212 Pts
4-Core 557
8-Core 766
86% 661 Pts
64-Core 767
52% 767 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
Gigabyte(1458 3776) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2040 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
60.4% Good
Lighting 242
Reflection 209
Parallax 218
61% 223 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 223
Splatting 176
59% 184 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$74
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 9,234
Write 7,163
Mixed 7,748
1,790% 8,048 MB/s
4K Read 669
4K Write 288
4K Mixed 392
1,668% 449 MB/s
DQ Read 1,573
DQ Write 1,087
DQ Mixed 1,130
898% 1,263 MB/s
Poor: 77% Great: 130%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$54
1.5TB free
Firmware: SC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 178 182 183 182 178 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 133
Write 146
Mixed 59
SusWrite 179
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 7.3
4K Mixed 1.1
287% 3.03 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
GEIL CL16-16-16 D4-2400 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.7% Very good
MC Read 26
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 22.9
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 23.5
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 107%
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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 4,917 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-K - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,016
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $185Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $430Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $200
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $70SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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