Asus STRIX H270F GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics35.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79.8% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX H270F GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170104
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 03:32
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 19%

 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 i5-6400-$179
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
71.2% Very good
SC Int 95.4
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 89.1
77% 96.1 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 384
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 371
MC Float 398
MC Mixed 384
58% 384 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$140
EVGA(3842 2956) 2GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
35.9% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 96
Parallax 106
34% 107 fps
MRender 78
Gravity 106
Splatting 81.4
40% 88.3 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$73
167GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 453
Write 355
Mixed 415
91% 408 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 4.26
94% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 64.9
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 23.4
62% 124 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 83%
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
75GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 453
Write 372
Mixed 404
91% 409 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 14.8
109% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 23.5
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 61.5
81% 136 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 93%
WD Red 1TB (2012)-$57
899GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 143
Write 141
Mixed 143
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.28
109% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 88%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$42
73GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
46.2% Average
Read 92.4
Write 68.6
Mixed 71.9
58% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.34
93% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.8% Good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 21.6
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 20.4
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68.8%
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 H270F GAMING Builds (Compare 617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus STRIX H270F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $896
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