Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 95.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.96% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive34.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270H GAMING  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 08 '19 at 22:57
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$246
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Memory 94.3
1-Core 140
2-Core 280
97% 172 Pts
4-Core 558
8-Core 553
76% 555 Pts
64-Core 566
38% 566 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
6.96% Terrible
Lighting 8.6
Reflection 12.3
Parallax 8.59
7% 9.83 fps
MRender 7.9
Gravity 7.73
Splatting 0.04
4% 5.23 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.96%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$45
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1C2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 184 186 121 203 192 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
34.5% Below average
Read 162
Write 111
Mixed 92.6
SusWrite 180
31% 136 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 22.5
4K Mixed 12.3
54% 17.5 MB/s
DQ Read 14
DQ Write 16.5
DQ Mixed 15.6
12% 15.4 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 103%
General UDisk 16GB
11GB free, PID 1234
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 14
Mixed 5.2
9% 9.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Mixed 0
9% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 3% Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2A2666C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
48.7% Average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 12.9
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 14.9
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270H GAMING Builds (Compare 2,944 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING - $247

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,090
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