Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
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 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 87.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics47.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive184% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory25.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 06:59
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 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 Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Memory 96.1
1-Core 130
2-Core 243
91% 156 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 680
70% 553 Pts
64-Core 686
46% 686 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
EVGA(3842 3178) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (162 fps cap detected)
47.3% Average
Lighting 162
Reflection 163
Parallax 162
42% 162 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 162
Splatting 163
48% 162 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 121%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$180
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 624 533 514 508 507 493 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
184% Outstanding
Read 1,189
Write 908
Mixed 498
SusWrite 530
174% 781 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 48.4
195% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,360
DQ Write 646
DQ Mixed 814
654% 940 MB/s
Poor: 231%
This bench: 184%
Great: 352%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 997GB
929GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2214 2148 1170 1187 1183 1178 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 74% Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB-$180
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 33
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 28.3
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
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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 24,792 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,313
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Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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