Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics131% 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 Drive42.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270H GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 19:25
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
88% Excellent
SC Int 136
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 140
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 409
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 530
MC Float 638
MC Mixed 600
88% 589 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 88%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
MSI(1462 3360) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 415
Reflection 391
Parallax 452
132% 420 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 401
Splatting 253
130% 298 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 131%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
419GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 413
Mixed 419
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 53.1
193% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 132
147% 251 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 119%
Great: 117%
Corsair Force 3 120GB-$109
80GB free
Firmware: 5.02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
42.7% Average
Read 147
Write 77.9
Mixed 111
25% 112 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 10.8
98% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 82.6
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 31
40% 71.8 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 51%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
97GB free
Firmware: CC82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 165
Mixed 135
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.22
74% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 107%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$84
66GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
61.8% Good
Read 115
Write 100
Mixed 106
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.17
77% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
36.2% Below average
MC Read 12.4
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 11
35% 12.4 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 10.4
SC Mixed 10.5
25% 8.73 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 104%
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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 2,670 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,110
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $38
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.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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