Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics32.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory2.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 28 '21 at 14:22
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User HKG-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Memory 89.7
1-Core 135
2-Core 231
89% 152 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 661
68% 534 Pts
64-Core 654
44% 654 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Gigabyte(1458 36AA) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1405 MHz, MLim: 1595 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
32.3% Below average
Lighting 41.7
Reflection 43.8
Parallax 39
34% 41.5 fps
MRender 33.2
Gravity 39
Splatting 34
31% 35.4 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,924
Write 1,428
Mixed 732
300% 1,361 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 62.9
223% 83.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,173
DQ Write 745
DQ Mixed 830
654% 916 MB/s
Poor: 154% Great: 257%
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
103GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 387 332 303 308 296 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 436
Write 463
Mixed 325
SusWrite 328
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 43.9
159% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 180
155% 223 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 104%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$140
365GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 104 102 102 104 95 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 104
Write 103
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 100
66% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
39% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 11.3
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 11
33% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39%
Great: 56%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 9,495 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,218
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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