Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 92.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.8% 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 Drive265% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 01:14
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 way below expectations (16th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
SC Int 88.5
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 127
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 453
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 688
MC Float 775
MC Mixed 744
110% 736 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 114%
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 as expected (42nd percentile)
53.8% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 169
Parallax 208
52% 173 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 143
Splatting 120
56% 131 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 65%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
24GB free
Firmware: 1B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
265% Outstanding
Read 2,592
Write 1,200
Mixed 1,142
360% 1,644 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 50.9
221% 86 MB/s
DQ Read 650
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 191
222% 390 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 265%
Great: 269%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
782GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 152
Write 139
Mixed 138
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.45
4K Mixed 0.31
116% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
70.2% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 20.2
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 26.8
SC Mixed 21
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70.2%
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 7,269 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: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,278
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $288Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $250AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
Intel Core i5-7600K $180Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $160SanDisk Extreme 64GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $17
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $54Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $170SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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