Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics38% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 06 '20 at 20:40
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Memory 97.3
1-Core 149
2-Core 296
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 790
85% 663 Pts
64-Core 797
54% 797 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$500
CLim: 1010 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
38% Below average
Lighting 151
Reflection 85.3
Parallax 205
40% 147 fps
MRender 65.3
Gravity 149
Splatting 92.1
38% 102 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,950
Write 1,393
Mixed 634
291% 1,326 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 208
4K Mixed 58.8
270% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1163
DQ Write 1,248
DQ Mixed 691
662% 1,034 MB/s
Poor: 141% Great: 238%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$34
84GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 84 84 84 84 85 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
42.9% Average
Read 64.9
Write 64.8
Mixed 49.4
SusWrite 84.2
48% 65.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 70%
Hitachi HTS543232L9A300 320GB-$45
298GB free
Firmware: FB4OC40C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 57 57 57 57 57 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
32.8% Below average
Read 57.6
Write 58.7
Mixed 33.7
SusWrite 56.7
38% 51.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$161
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3100 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 41.5
MC Write 41.6
MC Mixed 33.3
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 34.2
101% 35.3 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 110%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 3,907 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,327
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