Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 86%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics131% 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.
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 1 month 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 16:55
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 i7-7700-$273
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
86% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 412
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 705
MC Mixed 674
100% 668 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 86%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 426
Reflection 395
Parallax 434
133% 419 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 399
Splatting 254
130% 299 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 131%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SSD 250GB
43GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 75% Great: 138%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$65
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Read 147
Write 147
Mixed 134
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.28
117% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2800 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41.3% Average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11.9
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 14.3
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 100%
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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 5,368 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 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,195
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $313Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $119
Intel Core i5-7600K $230Nvidia 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) $77Corsair 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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