Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive290% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:21
Run Duration226 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 149
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 151
121% 151 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 534
QC Mixed 508
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 741
MC Float 844
MC Mixed 804
119% 796 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 2962) 2GB
CLim: 1481 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
39.5% Below average
Lighting 125
Reflection 101
Parallax 101
36% 109 fps
MRender 83.6
Gravity 124
Splatting 84.3
42% 97.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
180% Outstanding
Read 951
Write 975
Mixed 984
217% 970 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 59.1
207% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 398
DQ Write 441
DQ Mixed 228
225% 356 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 180%
Great: 369%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$180
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
290% Outstanding
Read 2,090
Write 1,776
Mixed 1,568
403% 1,811 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 69.4
245% 89.5 MB/s
DQ Read 577
DQ Write 414
DQ Mixed 239
248% 410 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 290%
Great: 348%
Asmedia ASM1053E 1.5TB
985GB free
Firmware: 0
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
50.7% Above average
Read 92.2
Write 84.2
Mixed 84.3
65% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.42
4K Mixed 0.36
112% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 57%
WD My Passport 1TB
618GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
35.8% Below average
Read 85
Write 74.2
Mixed 65.7
94% 75 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.2
88% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 44%
SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 16GB-$7
11GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
20% Poor
Read 38.4
Write 21.2
Mixed 23.1
32% 27.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.19
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.51
166% 3.17 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3090 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 36
MC Mixed 27.7
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 29.9
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 48.5
83% 48.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 105%
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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 12,995 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $549

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,611
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $360Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk 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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