Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
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 90.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 04:57
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 133
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 434
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 597
MC Float 748
MC Mixed 692
101% 679 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 325
Reflection 307
Parallax 356
104% 329 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 302
Splatting 234
106% 248 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$37
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 483
Write 312
Mixed 134
68% 310 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 37.5
130% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 92.7
DQ Mixed 175
136% 193 MB/s
Poor: 47% Great: 82%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$90
110GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 94 93 95 95 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Read 101
Write 99
Mixed 74
SusWrite 94.4
68% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 97%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$88
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 138 143 143 142 143 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 138
Write 137
Mixed 98.3
SusWrite 141
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 28
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 33.5
SC Mixed 26.1
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 109%
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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 13,002 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: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,611
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