Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% 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 Drive128% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 01:29
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 153
122% 153 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 571
QC Mixed 562
125% 553 Pts
MC Int 760
MC Float 864
MC Mixed 822
122% 815 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 113%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 444
Reflection 409
Parallax 435
136% 429 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 422
Splatting 263
137% 314 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 137%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SSD 250GB
57GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 487
Mixed 497
110% 491 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 53.1
216% 80 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 107
128% 228 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 128%
Great: 138%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3020 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
96% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 27.1
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 29
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 50.9
78% 50.9 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 96%
Great: 106%
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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 6,132 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,187
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