Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive208% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161011
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 22:15
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 155
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 567
QC Float 569
QC Mixed 599
131% 578 Pts
MC Int 772
MC Float 858
MC Mixed 836
123% 822 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 118%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
69.7% Good
Lighting 221
Reflection 188
Parallax 204
66% 204 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 201
Splatting 159
72% 168 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$230
177GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
208% Outstanding
Read 1,505
Write 1,062
Mixed 1,127
273% 1,232 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 52.4
196% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 647
DQ Write 377
DQ Mixed 215
240% 413 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 208%
Great: 276%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
439GB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 167
Mixed 148
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.15
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.42
123% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.8
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 28.4
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 39.4
SC Mixed 32.3
90% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
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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 5,340 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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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $295AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $119
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia 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) $70Corsair 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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