Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 86.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.2% 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 Drive70.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270H GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 28 '20 at 20:09
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Memory 93.1
1-Core 139
2-Core 270
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 704
72% 565 Pts
64-Core 731
49% 731 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$218
Sapphire(1DA2 E387) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.10.1
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.2% Above average
Lighting 65.6
Reflection 61.9
Parallax 87.1
53% 71.5 fps
MRender 64.8
Gravity 69.7
Splatting 46.8
55% 60.4 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 126 124 126 126 127 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 392
Write 403
Mixed 393
SusWrite 124
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 16.6
132% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 194
150% 208 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 123%
Samsung 850 EVO 250GB
334GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 417 419 410 429 429 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 446
Write 436
Mixed 372
SusWrite 415
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 51.2
182% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 116%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
406GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 93 92 92 92 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 214
Write 161
Mixed 96
SusWrite 92.5
104% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
239% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
70.9% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 20.1
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 20.7
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270H GAMING Builds (Compare 3,478 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING - $247

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,097
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-10600K $257Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $47
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10400F $161Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $40
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $47Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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