Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 96%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime6.5 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 04:36
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
96% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 451
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 683
MC Float 767
MC Mixed 764
110% 738 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 96%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
EVGA(3842 2978) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.11
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 49% Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$118
47GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 65% Great: 111%
WD WD10EURX 1TB-$35
546GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 43% Great: 84%
Seagate Backup+ Desk Mac 2TB
51GB free, PID a0a4
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 137
Write 142
Mixed 99.8
160% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.14
46% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
78.1% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 22.9
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 24.6
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 97%
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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 12,107 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: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,379
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HDDRAMUSB
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