Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics172% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 21 '18 at 16:10
Run Duration311 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 152
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 155
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 583
QC Float 613
QC Mixed 603
136% 599 Pts
MC Int 765
MC Float 871
MC Mixed 828
123% 821 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 118%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$650
MSI(1462 3607) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
172% Outstanding
Lighting 573
Reflection 537
Parallax 587
179% 566 fps
MRender 276
Gravity 550
Splatting 303
166% 376 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 172%
Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$70
898GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 128
Write 125
Mixed 118
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.28
81% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 59%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$111
549GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 109
Write 106
Mixed 102
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.23
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.28
117% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 106%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
161GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 109
Write 100
Mixed 110
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 0.85
4K Mixed 0.2
58% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$29
158GB free
Firmware: JC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Read 99.6
Write 94.9
Mixed 84.7
70% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.44
91% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 71%
9GB free, PID 5500
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
37.8% Below average
Read 145
Write 42.3
Mixed 38.4
75% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.77
129% 6.4 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 36%
7GB free, PID 5500
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
23.7% Poor
Read 115
Write 16.1
Mixed 11.5
40% 47.4 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 0.008
4K Mixed 0.007
56% 4.96 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 23.7%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS16G4D240FSB.16FBR 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2473 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 26
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 25
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 85%
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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 13,010 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,338
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