Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 96%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics106% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:01
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
96% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 496
QC Mixed 456
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 680
MC Float 788
MC Mixed 759
111% 742 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 96%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 329
Reflection 312
Parallax 358
105% 333 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 298
Splatting 241
107% 250 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
699GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 151
Mixed 137
115% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.19
4K Write 0.87
4K Mixed 0.08
33% 0.38 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
38.7% Below average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 13.2
MC Mixed 10.1
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 11.5
SC Mixed 10.9
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 56%
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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 12,091 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,409
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HDDRAMUSB
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