Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 92.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics171% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive259% 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 13:00
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 430
100% 444 Pts
MC Int 684
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 746
110% 737 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$765
Asus(1043 85EA) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Lighting 569
Reflection 538
Parallax 595
179% 567 fps
MRender 276
Gravity 546
Splatting 289
164% 370 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 171%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$300
448GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 2,122
Write 1,724
Mixed 1,605
404% 1,817 MB/s
4K Read 52.7
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 40.1
215% 83.5 MB/s
DQ Read 53
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 38.4
52% 90 MB/s
Poor: 198%
This bench: 259%
Great: 329%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$18
10GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
64% Good
Read 245
Write 16.4
Mixed 30.4
79% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 7.35
4K Mixed 3.2
396% 6.88 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 64%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 29.4
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 33.1
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
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 5,320 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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