Asus STRIX Z270I GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive185% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270I GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170821
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:51
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-7700K-$347
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 511
115% 508 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 742
110% 735 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$480
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.0
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 399
Parallax 416
132% 416 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 415
Splatting 248
132% 302 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 132%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$215
538GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 406
Mixed 414
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 24.3
151% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 24.3
96% 216 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 103%
Great: 134%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
185% Outstanding
Read 1,856
Write 962
Mixed 1,080
286% 1,299 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 20.4
168% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 43.6
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 21.3
37% 69.4 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 185%
Great: 238%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
94% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 26.7
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 36.5
SC Mixed 29.8
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 94%
Great: 103%
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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 2,460 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
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: $1,342
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