Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 97.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% 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)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 21:56
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$288
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 137
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 471
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 694
MC Float 786
MC Mixed 751
111% 744 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (178 fps cap detected)
66.4% Good
Lighting 178
Reflection 178
Parallax 178
55% 178 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 178
Splatting 178
75% 178 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
219GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 395
Mixed 417
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 49.7
186% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 128
145% 249 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 115%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 28.9
100% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 32.1
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99.9%
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 7,210 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,288
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $288Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
Intel Core i5-7600K $200Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $160SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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