Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics54.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive41.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (63%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 10 '19 at 00:10
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 63%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$334
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
82% Excellent
1-Core 136
2-Core 241
91% 189 Pts
4-Core 419
8-Core 605
66% 512 Pts
64-Core 756
51% 756 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Lighting 226
Reflection 192
Parallax 210
58% 209 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 191
Splatting 134
51% 160 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 54%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
KINGSTON 90GB
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 501A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 58 58 57 53 57 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
41.6% Average
Read 139
Write 73.5
Mixed 106
SusWrite 57.9
21% 93.9 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 21.6
94% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 99
DQ Write 84.1
DQ Mixed 88.8
67% 90.6 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 45%
Samsung SSD 256GB
16GB free
Firmware: DXM0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 347
Write 334
Mixed 266
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 35.3
147% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 147
155% 257 MB/s
Poor: 53% Great: 128%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
41GB free
Firmware: 1B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,386
Write 1,214
Mixed 612
237% 1,071 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 48.9
186% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,097
DQ Write 1,413
DQ Mixed 862
760% 1,124 MB/s
Poor: 157% Great: 260%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
551GB free
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 29 25 30 34 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
49% Average
Read 137
Write 107
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 32.8
65% 87.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.8
176% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 49%
Great: 87%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$65
97GB free
Firmware: 05.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 80 74 89 80 86 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
53.1% Above average
Read 103
Write 95
Mixed 64.4
SusWrite 81.7
63% 86 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
152% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2800 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
69.4% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 20.6
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 22.2
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 99%
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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 20,164 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $380

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,414
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HDDRAMUSB
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