Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics96.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive139% 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.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:36
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$329
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 502
115% 507 Pts
MC Int 656
MC Float 720
MC Mixed 760
106% 712 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
EVGA(3842 5170) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.0
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Lighting 301
Reflection 291
Parallax 305
94% 299 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 274
Splatting 220
99% 231 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$111
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 1,229
Write 537
Mixed 750
184% 839 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 25.1
154% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 34.3
DQ Write 522
DQ Mixed 24.8
95% 194 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 139%
Great: 128%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$114
109GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 413
Mixed 420
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 28.8
157% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 48.7
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 118
89% 114 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 27.5
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 31.2
87% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 96.9%
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 13,645 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,330
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HDDRAMUSB
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