Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 48.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics103% 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.
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 STRIX Z270H GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 00:15
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i5-6600K-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
48.2% Average
SC Int 62.4
SC Float 68.2
SC Mixed 63.2
52% 64.6 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 256
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 245
MC Float 265
MC Mixed 251
38% 254 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 328
Reflection 297
Parallax 308
99% 311 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 300
Splatting 233
105% 245 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin MKNSSDRE250GB-LT 250GB
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1026A
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 464
Write 298
Mixed 69
60% 277 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 69.4
4K Mixed 24.8
107% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 181
136% 186 MB/s
Poor: 49% Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
729GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 192 191 193 195 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 164
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 192
114% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 109%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$126
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
75.2% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 22.6
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270H GAMING Builds (Compare 4,940 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,058
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $340Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $114
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $134
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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