Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics81.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive114% 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 (60%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory2.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 22:55
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 60%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
68.2% Good
SC Int 108
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 83.7
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 367
84% 372 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 367
MC Mixed 399
59% 393 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Gigabyte(1458 36CB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Lighting 251
Reflection 242
Parallax 306
84% 266 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 241
Splatting 138
80% 181 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 393 397 427 450 445 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 434
Write 41
Mixed 296
SusWrite 416
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 51.8
178% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 355
268% 360 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 114%
Great: 134%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 248GB
19GB free
Firmware: 0.1
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1840
Write 1,454
Mixed 513
279% 1,269 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 41.9
180% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 829
DQ Write 752
DQ Mixed 343
380% 641 MB/s
Poor: 83% Great: 127%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 4TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 146 148 144 143 146 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 153
Write 147
Mixed 97.7
SusWrite 146
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 118%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
300GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 82 77 79 78 80 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
47.4% Average
Read 85.2
Write 89.2
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 79.6
59% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 87%
Samsung M3 Portable 1TB
48GB free, PID 61b6
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 42 43 43 43 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
20.7% Poor
Read 42.5
Write 36
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 42.2
52% 38.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
87% 1 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 20.7%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$179
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57.2% Above average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 18.9
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 15.2
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 76.5
52% 76.5 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 105%
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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 13,025 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $549

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,604
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Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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