Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics175% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 00:30
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 above expectations (64th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 504
QC Mixed 503
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 661
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 756
110% 734 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
EVGA(3842 6696) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Lighting 560
Reflection 527
Parallax 653
184% 580 fps
MRender 279
Gravity 557
Splatting 305
168% 380 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 175%
Great: 179%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$60
47GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
50.9% Above average
Read 85.4
Write 92.2
Mixed 71.3
62% 83 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 0.87
4K Mixed 0.07
40% 0.44 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$195
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.6% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 20.5
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 22.2
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 71.6%
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 7,181 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,345
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HDDRAMUSB
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