Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 07:40
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 149
SC Float 155
SC Mixed 151
121% 152 Pts
QC Int 489
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 501
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 722
MC Float 819
MC Mixed 769
115% 770 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
66.1% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 180
Parallax 205
61% 193 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 195
Splatting 131
70% 161 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 404
Mixed 416
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 43.7
173% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 92.6
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 27.2
65% 130 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 106%
Great: 123%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
339GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 146
Mixed 117
108% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.24
99% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
92% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 27.9
92% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 34.7
SC Mixed 26.2
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 49.6
81% 49.6 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92%
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 13,075 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $382

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,427
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $380Nvidia GTX 1070 $345Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $350AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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