Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 93.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90.6% 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.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 23:16
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 440
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 670
MC Float 746
MC Mixed 710
106% 709 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
66.2% Good
Lighting 212
Reflection 185
Parallax 201
64% 200 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 185
Splatting 128
68% 156 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 456
Mixed 468
107% 480 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 17.7
135% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 36.6
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 18.8
31% 57.5 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 114%
Sandisk SPS240G 500GB
0GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
12.8% Very poor
Read 117
Write 122
Mixed 107
26% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.4
2% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 12.8%
Great: 13%
WD WD1500HLFS-01G6U1 150GB
5GB free
Firmware: 04.04V02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
46.2% Average
Read 80.7
Write 79.8
Mixed 72.4
58% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.37
4K Mixed 0.44
129% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$127
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.7% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 20.7
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 22.1
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 104%
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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
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HDDRAMUSB
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