Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 89.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics34.3% 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 Drive175% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateJun 19 '22 at 17:27
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-7700K-$252
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Memory 95.8
1-Core 137
2-Core 275
94% 169 Pts
4-Core 451
8-Core 757
74% 604 Pts
64-Core 761
47% 761 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
34.3% Below average
Lighting 43.8
Reflection 47.3
Parallax 41.7
36% 44.3 fps
MRender 38.8
Gravity 41
Splatting 36.7
32% 38.8 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 36%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$45
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 531 182 164 161 159 159 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Read 1,175
Write 816
Mixed 498
SusWrite 226
150% 679 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 59.2
238% 93.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,053
DQ Write 855
DQ Mixed 1,012
742% 973 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 175%
Great: 254%
Crucial MX200 500GB-$90
25GB free
Firmware: MU04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 111 100 91 86 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 369
Write 223
Mixed 118
SusWrite 97.4
44% 202 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 36.1
4K Mixed 16.2
86% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 90.7
101% 177 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 105%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$45
128GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 75 76 76 77 77 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 87
SusWrite 75.3
69% 92.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 76%
WD My Book 25EE 6TB
3TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 140 142 141 142 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 161
Write 143
Mixed 104
SusWrite 141
183% 137 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 8.3
4K Mixed 0.8
380% 9.33 MB/s
DQ Read 0.4
DQ Write 8.6
DQ Mixed 0.6
314% 3.2 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 103%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 4GB
3GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.1 4.5 4.8 4.2 4.2 3.9 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
9.6% Terrible
Read 16.7
Write 3.5
Mixed 5.2
SusWrite 4.3
8% 7.43 MB/s
4K Read 4.3
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 2.7
166% 2.9 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.6%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 30.9
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 40.4
SC Mixed 30.7
89% 31 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 6,419 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,005
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Intel Core i5-12600K $179Nvidia RTX 4070 $530Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $45SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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