Asus STRIX Z270I GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics56.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive265% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270I GAMING  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170105
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 01:24
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i7-6700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 486
QC Float 522
QC Mixed 532
116% 513 Pts
MC Int 758
MC Float 855
MC Mixed 815
121% 809 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$515
MaxC: 2012 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
56.2% Above average
Lighting 141
Reflection 141
Parallax 141
42% 141 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 383
Splatting 141
116% 256 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 148%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB
96GB free
Firmware: CXZ7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
265% Outstanding
Read 2,950
Write 748
Mixed 1,148
350% 1,615 MB/s
4K Read 59.6
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 36.9
241% 97.1 MB/s
DQ Read 763
DQ Write 648
DQ Mixed 243
309% 552 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 265%
Great: 264%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 27.1
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 29.9
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 101%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270I GAMING Builds (Compare 133 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270I GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 117% - Outstanding Total price: $1,043
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