Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 99.5%, 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 Drive67.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 01:28
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$325
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 486
110% 488 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 800
MC Mixed 762
113% 755 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
Gigabyte(1458 3717) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 424
Reflection 389
Parallax 411
130% 408 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 403
Splatting 249
130% 297 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 130%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB-$93
104GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 467
Write 270
Mixed 321
78% 353 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 11.5
94% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 24.4
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 29.5
49% 87.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$67
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 188
Mixed 180
140% 187 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.24
76% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 27.3
97% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 39.8
SC Mixed 29.9
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 103%
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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 5,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,217
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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