Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 97.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics16.8% 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 Drive96.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270H GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 07:09
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 130
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 492
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 663
MC Float 764
MC Mixed 704
106% 710 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 250X
PwrHis(1787 7260) 2GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1125 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
16.8% Very poor
Lighting 48.4
Reflection 42.9
Parallax 70.3
17% 53.9 fps
MRender 28.5
Gravity 45.5
Splatting 42.2
16% 38.7 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 16.8%
Great: 20%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
105GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 401
Mixed 410
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 28.4
152% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 46
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 28.3
58% 112 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
57.7% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 16
55% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 20.4
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 56.7
71% 56.7 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270H GAMING Builds (Compare 4,265 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,133
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HDDRAMUSB
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