Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 92.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics18.6% 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 Drive96.8% 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.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 19:04
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User KWT-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 above expectations (81st percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Memory 92
1-Core 152
2-Core 284
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 676
77% 590 Pts
64-Core 774
52% 774 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 471.96
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
18.6% Very poor
Lighting 12.8
Reflection 187
Parallax 61.6
10% 87 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 16.7
Splatting 91
28% 79.1 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 18.6%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
666GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 218 214 342 374 378 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 439
Write 430
Mixed 363
SusWrite 281
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 40.6
153% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 241
207% 305 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 118%
Corsair Force NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB
207GB free
Firmware: ECFM12.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 643 484 675 548 550 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
191% Outstanding
Read 1,022
Write 952
Mixed 1,012
SusWrite 563
200% 887 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 52.2
192% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,218
DQ Write 1,342
DQ Mixed 1,300
973% 1,287 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 191%
Great: 275%
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB (2017)-$130
238GB free
Firmware: B35500WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 154 143 184 205 215 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 807
Write 683
Mixed 506
SusWrite 194
122% 548 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 40.7
173% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 653
DQ Write 455
DQ Mixed 340
311% 482 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 121%
Great: 143%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77.8% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 24
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 23.3
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 10,268 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,328
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HDDRAMUSB
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