Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive77.7% 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.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:36
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i5-7600K-$225
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 530
QC Float 557
QC Mixed 540
123% 542 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 558
MC Mixed 550
82% 547 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$89
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 433
Reflection 396
Parallax 416
132% 415 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 420
Splatting 260
135% 309 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 134%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$111
313GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 486
Write 343
Mixed 341
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 23.1
113% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 14.7
81% 186 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 100%
Crucial BX200 240GB-$230
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 497
Write 254
Mixed 271
75% 340 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 22.6
108% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 36.3
80% 167 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3297 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 42.2
MC Mixed 31.3
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 32.7
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 48.4
83% 48.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
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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 13,684 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: 132% - Outstanding Total price: $972
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