Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 62%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics60.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime10 Days
Run DateNov 25 '19 at 01:09
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6500-$185
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
62% Good
1-Core 95.7
2-Core 196
68% 146 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 362
47% 350 Pts
64-Core 358
24% 358 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 62%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$277
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
60.8% Good
Lighting 240
Reflection 206
Parallax 219
63% 221 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 224
Splatting 176
61% 184 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$49
857GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 38 59 73 38 81 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
31.6% Below average
Read 52.7
Write 84.5
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 57.3
42% 57.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$67
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
40.4% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 12.4
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 11.6
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 75.7
53% 75.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 80%
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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 21,587 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,288
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HDDRAMUSB
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