Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). 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 @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171201
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateJan 06 '18 at 16:59
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 145
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 562
QC Float 579
QC Mixed 580
130% 574 Pts
MC Int 1,090
MC Float 1,240
MC Mixed 1,181
175% 1,170 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 118%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
64.5% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 180
Parallax 196
62% 192 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 191
Splatting 125
67% 154 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$242
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 467
Mixed 508
112% 500 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 27.9
145% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 82
131% 251 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 107%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
37GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
42.7% Average
Read 96.4
Write 52.3
Mixed 68.1
54% 72.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.19
58% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40.5
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 29.2
105% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 42.8
SC Mixed 34.3
96% 33.5 GB/s
Latency 46.3
86% 46.3 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 106%
Great: 124%
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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 12,517 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $134

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,202
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HDDRAMUSB
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