Asus STRIX Z270I GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 95.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive241% 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 (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270I GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170405
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:06
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-7600K-$249
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 458
QC Float 504
QC Mixed 496
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 491
MC Float 528
MC Mixed 511
76% 510 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$340
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 319
Reflection 310
Parallax 354
102% 328 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 305
Splatting 242
107% 250 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 2,581
Write 1,004
Mixed 1,192
348% 1,592 MB/s
4K Read 57.9
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 34.4
209% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 398
DQ Mixed 78.7
133% 254 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 241%
Great: 234%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.5% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 21.7
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 19.5
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270I GAMING Builds (Compare 2,380 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270I GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,350
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