Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics113% 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 Drive242% 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 Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:53
Run Duration380 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 i5-7600K-$212
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 148
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 564
QC Float 604
QC Mixed 585
132% 584 Pts
MC Int 575
MC Float 611
MC Mixed 595
89% 594 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Gigabyte(1458 36B7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1664 MHz, MLim: 1827 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 358
Reflection 333
Parallax 365
112% 352 fps
MRender 221
Gravity 334
Splatting 236
114% 264 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$133
238GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 531
Write 502
Mixed 508
115% 513 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 46.4
182% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 26.8
110% 246 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 123%
Great: 123%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
194GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 2,667
Write 1,164
Mixed 1,334
377% 1,722 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 30
204% 77.4 MB/s
DQ Read 62.5
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 230
141% 151 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 242%
Great: 267%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
129GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 507
Write 300
Mixed 356
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 22.7
142% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 47.4
DQ Write 91
DQ Mixed 22.8
30% 53.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 83%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$120
599GB free
Firmware: CC3C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
42.9% Average
Read 77.6
Write 70.3
Mixed 81.9
58% 76.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 6.05
4K Mixed 0.34
177% 2.35 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 75%
SanDisk Cruzer 16GB
15GB free, PID 5530
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
11.3% Very poor
Read 21.4
Write 3.13
Mixed 5.91
10% 10.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.17
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 1.31
135% 3.16 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 11.3%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$159
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 30.4
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 29.8
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 49.6
81% 49.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 101%
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 4,446 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,215
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $300Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $280AMD RX 480 $390Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $133
Intel Core i5-7600K $212Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $165
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $718SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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