Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 98%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% 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 Drive111% 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.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:03
Run Duration339 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 as expected (46th percentile)
98% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 477
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 705
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 756
112% 748 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 426
Reflection 387
Parallax 413
130% 409 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 400
Splatting 248
130% 297 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 130%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
245GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 402
Mixed 394
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 39.5
174% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 88.2
127% 238 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 111%
Great: 116%
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
119GB free
Firmware: 0309 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 497
Write 194
Mixed 264
70% 318 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 11.2
105% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 87
DQ Mixed 13.1
33% 69.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 69%
Seagate ST3250310AS 250GB-$20
48GB free
Firmware: 3.AAB Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
44.3% Average
Read 72.7
Write 81.5
Mixed 87.5
61% 80.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.28
72% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 55%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 8GB
3GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
9.5% Terrible
Read 24.4
Write 5.03
Mixed 7.68
12% 12.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.65
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 1.37
106% 2.42 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.5%
Great: 13%
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 below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.7% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 20.4
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 22.7
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.7%
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 Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 8,039 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,359
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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