Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270H GAMING  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime10.8 Days
Run DateJul 29 '20 at 03:21
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Memory 82.1
1-Core 130
2-Core 261
89% 158 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 638
70% 542 Pts
64-Core 641
43% 641 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
69.7% Good
Lighting 262
Reflection 265
Parallax 286
69% 271 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 254
Splatting 204
70% 215 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 90 70 90 92 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 113
Write 116
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 83.3
68% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
207% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
210GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 127 127 129 129 129 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 131
Write 136
Mixed 86.8
SusWrite 128
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
213% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D26BFSE.16FBD2 BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 16GB
2667, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
59.4% Above average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19.7
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 18.6
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 71%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270H GAMING Builds (Compare 2,231 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING - $247

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,190
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HDDRAMUSB
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