Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79.1% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170831
Uptime24.8 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 23:33
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i7-8700K-$360
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 530
QC Float 598
QC Mixed 571
128% 566 Pts
MC Int 1,092
MC Float 1,232
MC Mixed 1,188
175% 1,171 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 117%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
79.1% Very good
Lighting 249
Reflection 230
Parallax 249
77% 243 fps
MRender 173
Gravity 227
Splatting 161
81% 187 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 1 Volume 1TB
683GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 120 126 149 155 153 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
61.3% Good
Read 76
Write 146
Mixed 69
SusWrite 137
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.2
231% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Flare X DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77.9% Very good
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21.8
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 25.2
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 82%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 123%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING Builds (Compare 19,939 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,608
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HDDRAMUSB
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