Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive67.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 00:52
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 554
QC Float 583
QC Mixed 545
127% 560 Pts
MC Int 760
MC Float 867
MC Mixed 820
122% 816 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 111%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$539
EVGA(3842 6585) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 67% Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
33GB free
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 479
Write 127
Mixed 92.2
50% 233 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 10
109% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 18.5
66% 151 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 68%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 750GB-$64
88GB free
Firmware: 1AA01107 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
40.1% Average
Read 53.7
Write 85.6
Mixed 71.1
53% 70.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.59
136% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 26.7
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 29.9
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 99%
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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 6,308 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,177
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HDDRAMUSB
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