Performance Results

Gaming 130%
Desktop 134%
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics157% 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 Drive229% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:29
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 486
110% 483 Pts
MC Int 718
MC Float 803
MC Mixed 770
114% 764 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Lighting 511
Reflection 506
Parallax 534
161% 517 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 512
Splatting 276
155% 350 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 157%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$135
11GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 1,957
Write 1,182
Mixed 1,150
316% 1,430 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 41.4
206% 75.2 MB/s
DQ Read 391
DQ Write 386
DQ Mixed 27.2
120% 268 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 229%
Great: 263%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
752GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
64.8% Good
Read 94.6
Write 130
Mixed 129
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 5.24
4K Mixed 0.51
184% 2.16 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$164
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.2% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 20.5
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 23.6
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 89%
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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 10,370 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 108%
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 73%

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,383
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