Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics54.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive245% 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.
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 23:54
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 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-$325
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 496
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 785
MC Mixed 761
111% 744 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 101%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
CLim: 1250 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Lighting 145
Reflection 170
Parallax 212
52% 176 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 144
Splatting 120
56% 132 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 63%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$118
24GB free
Firmware: 1B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
245% Outstanding
Read 2,545
Write 1,011
Mixed 1,279
353% 1,612 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 34.4
198% 79.8 MB/s
DQ Read 657
DQ Write 383
DQ Mixed 211
240% 417 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 245%
Great: 270%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$60
793GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 113
Write 143
Mixed 144
101% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.22
85% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 26.9
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 39.8
SC Mixed 30.1
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 102%
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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 5,327 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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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $711SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $18
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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