Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 84.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive85.9% 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.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 19:43
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 122
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 413
QC Mixed 397
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 671
MC Float 781
MC Mixed 728
109% 727 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (142 fps cap detected)
52.8% Above average
Lighting 140
Reflection 142
Parallax 142
44% 141 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 142
Splatting 142
60% 142 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$70
167GB free
Firmware: 506ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 491
Write 229
Mixed 280
73% 333 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 21.7
116% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 64.2
89% 164 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 94%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$200
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 517
Write 414
Mixed 422
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 63.7
4K Mixed 24.8
120% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 37.5
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 22.6
40% 73.2 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 135%
WD Elements 25A1 2TB
387GB free, PID 25a1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
38% Below average
Read 85.7
Write 95.4
Mixed 59.9
102% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.18
59% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 38%
Great: 45%
WD My Passport 0820 2TB
327GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
20.5% Poor
Read 62.7
Write 28.9
Mixed 48.1
55% 46.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.21
64% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 20.5%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 24.5
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 23.7
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 83.2%
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 14,090 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,543
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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