Asus STRIX Z270I GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics32.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive216% 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 Z270I GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 01:32
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 491
113% 497 Pts
MC Int 716
MC Float 848
MC Mixed 806
118% 790 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$176
PNY(196E 13A1) 2GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
32.9% Below average
Lighting 106
Reflection 82.9
Parallax 93.5
31% 94.1 fps
MRender 79.1
Gravity 90.2
Splatting 68.9
34% 79.4 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
140GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 2,085
Write 1,069
Mixed 1,128
314% 1,427 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 39.8
188% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 114
121% 203 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 216%
Great: 261%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
137GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 417
Mixed 416
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 47.1
179% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 109
126% 214 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$94
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5425 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 42% Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$213
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 31.7
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 31.8
94% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 103%
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 STRIX Z270I GAMING Builds (Compare 1,912 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270I GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,402
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