Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 83.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive104% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270H GAMING  (all builds)
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:24
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 116
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 353
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 410
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 561
MC Float 645
MC Mixed 608
90% 605 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 405
Mixed 418
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 45
153% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 111
121% 208 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 104%
Great: 133%
Seagate Expansion Desk 4TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 9401
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 135
Write 121
Mixed 119
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.32
4K Mixed 0.29
83% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 99%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$53
789GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 103
Write 98.8
Mixed 102
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.27
90% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 62%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
549GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 142
Mixed 152
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.24
90% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 113%
Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB-$40
306GB free
Firmware: 0002LVM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 87.2
Write 83.5
Mixed 77.1
62% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.18
53% 0.45 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
74.2% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 22.9
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.1
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 157%
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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 4,681 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,099
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $170SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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