Asus STRIX Z270F GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics24.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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)
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 (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270F GAMING  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 18:45
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
68.7% Good
SC Int 118
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 106
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 310
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 641
MC Mixed 589
90% 599 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
Asus(1043 04ED) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
24.3% Poor
Lighting 35.5
Reflection 32.9
Parallax 49.2
12% 39.2 fps
MRender 25.2
Gravity 144
Splatting 41.9
33% 70.2 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 24.3%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
103GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$63
1TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 176
Mixed 151
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.27
81% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$192
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 20.1
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 11.6
38% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 92.5
43% 92.5 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 116%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270F GAMING Builds (Compare 5,978 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270F GAMING - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,193
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $313Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $285AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $114
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $89G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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