Asus STRIX Z270I GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 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 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 77.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics91.2% 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 Drive180% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270I GAMING  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170105
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 06:57
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing way below expectations (14th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
77.7% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 117
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 384
QC Mixed 374
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 544
MC Float 536
MC Mixed 513
80% 531 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6687) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Lighting 373
Reflection 343
Parallax 121
87% 279 fps
MRender 221
Gravity 345
Splatting 32.5
94% 200 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 139%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 656 451 454 422 451 450 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
180% Outstanding
Read 1,620
Write 888
Mixed 510
SusWrite 481
193% 875 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 43
153% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 976
DQ Write 783
DQ Mixed 707
576% 822 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 180%
Great: 257%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$179
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 25.6
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 17.7
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.2%
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 Z270I GAMING Builds (Compare 2,304 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270I GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,308
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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