Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive59.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 10 '18 at 22:53
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 i7-8700K-$330
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 132
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 507
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 506
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 958
MC Float 1097
MC Mixed 1,033
154% 1,029 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 104%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 957 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
63.7% Good
Lighting 192
Reflection 148
Parallax 268
68% 202 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 153
Splatting 165
61% 146 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 69%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$120
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 88 78 80 81 81 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 443
Write 303
Mixed 309
SusWrite 84.6
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 18.9
106% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 102
82% 115 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 27.5
97% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 27.9
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 110%
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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 8,951 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,229
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HDDRAMUSB
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