Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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.
Graphics102% 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 Drive187% 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.
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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 17 '17 at 20:00
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$349
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 524
QC Mixed 526
115% 506 Pts
MC Int 697
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 753
111% 744 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 309
Reflection 310
Parallax 322
97% 313 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 293
Splatting 242
106% 248 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
419GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
187% Outstanding
Read 1,032
Write 982
Mixed 996
224% 1,003 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 58.2
213% 75.5 MB/s
DQ Read 417
DQ Write 490
DQ Mixed 215
228% 374 MB/s
Poor: 91%
This bench: 187%
Great: 321%
PNY CS1311 240GB-$55
188GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 514
Write 350
Mixed 360
90% 408 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 10.5
102% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 48.8
93% 190 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$84
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 119
Write 70.1
Mixed 82.5
68% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.19
76% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 98%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 131
Write 119
Mixed 133
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.19
85% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3466 C16 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 20.5
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 23.8
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74%
Great: 114%
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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 14,163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,564
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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