Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 85.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics25.2% 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 Drive95.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime5.4 Days
Run DateJun 25 '21 at 15:42
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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)
85.6% Excellent
Memory 87.2
1-Core 137
2-Core 263
92% 162 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 703
74% 578 Pts
64-Core 695
47% 695 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-Ti-$362
EVGA(3842 3660) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
25.2% Poor
Lighting 27.6
Reflection 29.2
Parallax 38.8
22% 31.9 fps
MRender 38
Gravity 35.1
Splatting 30.3
29% 34.5 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 25.2%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 4 256GB-$100
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 393 391 385 233 155 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 389
Write 400
Mixed 270
SusWrite 324
78% 346 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 37.2
150% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 312
237% 320 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 109%
WD WD6000HLHX-01JJPV0 600GB
331GB free
Firmware: 04.05G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 126 128 127 125 125 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 130
Write 129
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 126
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$220
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
62% Good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 18.8
63% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 16.9
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 62%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 11 9 60 23.5" 1280 720 DELD08D DELL SE2417HG
Typical STRIX Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 10,011 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,315
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HDDRAMUSB
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