Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
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 98.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive230% 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.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime7 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:07
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 486
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 693
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 676
107% 718 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$319
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 312
Reflection 301
Parallax 314
97% 309 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 288
Splatting 234
104% 243 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$99
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 1,832
Write 979
Mixed 1,065
284% 1,292 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 49
206% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 981
DQ Write 609
DQ Mixed 259
337% 616 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 230%
Great: 236%
WD WD5000AAJS-00TKA0 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
112% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 193
Mixed 128
128% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 5.23
4K Mixed 0.79
216% 2.26 MB/s
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
589GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
29.4% Poor
Read 53.6
Write 48.6
Mixed 47.2
38% 49.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.24
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.11
50% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 109%
WD WD20EARS-00J2GB0 500GB
227GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 79.7
Write 61.8
Mixed 71.9
54% 71.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.35
92% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 65%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 64GB
57GB free, PID 5595
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
45.5% Average
Read 160
Write 62.6
Mixed 85.9
115% 103 MB/s
4K Read 7.39
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.5
121% 3.38 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 20.3
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 22.5
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 12,951 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,272
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $319Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $148SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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