Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics38.9% 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)
Boot Drive195% 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.
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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 18:39
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 29%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Memory 96
1-Core 145
2-Core 286
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 520
8-Core 531
72% 526 Pts
64-Core 503
34% 503 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3369) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2685 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
38.9% Below average
Lighting 46.7
Reflection 53.8
Parallax 43.8
38% 48.1 fps
MRender 66.7
Gravity 46.7
Splatting 60.9
40% 58.1 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$126
456GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 616 81 97 98 104 97 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
195% Outstanding
Read 1,473
Write 1,451
Mixed 1,061
SusWrite 182
233% 1,042 MB/s
4K Read 59.1
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 81.8
289% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 668
DQ Write 947
DQ Mixed 273
356% 629 MB/s
Poor: 133%
This bench: 195%
Great: 305%
Crucial M4 512GB-$74
111GB free
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 237 236 286 286 286 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 490
Write 285
Mixed 289
SusWrite 260
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 27.9
129% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 52.8
84% 159 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 80%
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$64
22GB free
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 91 123 62 61 52 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 622
Write 284
Mixed 382
SusWrite 92.3
76% 345 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 53.3
201% 79.8 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 170
141% 198 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
WD WD1500HLFS-01G6U1 150GB
42GB free
Firmware: 04.04V06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 93 93 94 93 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 94.6
Write 90.6
Mixed 65.4
SusWrite 93.2
63% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
213% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 69%
WD WD1500HLFS-01G6U1 150GB
18GB free
Firmware: 04.04V06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 111 112 111 106 96 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 105
Write 103
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 108
71% 96.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
223% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 43.1
MC Mixed 36.4
114% 39.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 31.8
94% 33 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 9,538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,279
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