Asus ROG STRIX Z370-I GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 115%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics8.12% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive196% 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z370-I GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 13 '18 at 06:30
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i7-8700K-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
115% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 155
SC Mixed 153
122% 152 Pts
QC Int 550
QC Float 588
QC Mixed 546
127% 561 Pts
MC Int 1,067
MC Float 1,265
MC Mixed 1,158
174% 1,163 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 115%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
8.12% Terrible
Lighting 20.6
Reflection 25.9
Parallax 22.3
7% 22.9 fps
MRender 19.3
Gravity 18.5
Splatting 31.6
9% 23.1 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 8.12%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$450
909GB free
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
272% Outstanding
Read 2,247
Write 1,886
Mixed 1,851
444% 1,995 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 40.1
197% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 51.6
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 154
126% 169 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 272%
Great: 345%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$500
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
196% Outstanding
Read 1,764
Write 1,131
Mixed 1,405
318% 1,434 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 31.1
169% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 47.1
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 31.2
60% 114 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 196%
Great: 275%
Intel 540s Series 120GB
66GB free
Firmware: LSBG200 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 349
Mixed 387
93% 418 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 41
138% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 77.5
102% 182 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$214
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
65.6% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 19.1
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 19.9
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical ROG STRIX Z370-I GAMING Builds (Compare 1,769 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-I GAMING - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,515
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