Asus PRIME Z370-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% 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 Drive267% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 Z370-A  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 01 '18 at 05:09
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i5-8600K-$260
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 583
QC Mixed 537
123% 545 Pts
MC Int 720
MC Float 862
MC Mixed 764
117% 782 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 105%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 415
Reflection 383
Parallax 444
132% 414 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 390
Splatting 244
127% 290 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 129%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$49
199GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 508
Write 369
Mixed 418
96% 432 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 4.2
96% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 26.9
88% 189 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 86%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
267% Outstanding
Read 2,766
Write 1,197
Mixed 1,400
392% 1,788 MB/s
4K Read 57.1
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 46.1
212% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 561
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 181
206% 358 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 267%
Great: 233%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$85
30GB free
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 401
Mixed 422
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 44.3
148% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 81.3
125% 238 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 126%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 64GB-$23
57GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
31% Below average
Read 125
Write 34.2
Mixed 45.1
70% 68.1 MB/s
4K Read 7.19
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.28
77% 2.89 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 31%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 27.3
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 39
SC Mixed 30.4
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 104%
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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 12,463 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $134

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,204
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HDDRAMUSB
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