Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 96.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics167% 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 Drive59.6% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 30 '17 at 02:00
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-7700K-$325
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 481
QC Mixed 468
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 697
MC Float 799
MC Mixed 756
112% 751 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$765
Asus(1043 85F1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
167% Outstanding
Lighting 528
Reflection 527
Parallax 579
169% 545 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 537
Splatting 310
165% 375 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 167%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SATA M.2 500GB-$150
416GB free
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 487
Write 226
Mixed 240
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 10.9
83% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 29.4
DQ Write 79.2
DQ Mixed 11.4
21% 40 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$70
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 185
Mixed 172
140% 186 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.18
80% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 111%
Great: 112%
Seagate BUP Slim SL 2TB
458GB free
Firmware: 0302
4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
19.6% Very poor
Read 32.8
Write 35.2
Mixed 32.6
25% 33.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.24
73% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 19.6%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.9% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 20.5
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 22.4
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 5,331 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,217
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Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $711SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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