Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive204% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '17 at 04:11
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$288
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 509
115% 506 Pts
MC Int 707
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 760
113% 754 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Lighting 301
Reflection 296
Parallax 307
94% 301 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 284
Splatting 237
103% 242 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 99%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
147GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
204% Outstanding
Read 1,501
Write 1,061
Mixed 1,079
269% 1,214 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 42.2
194% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 611
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 202
225% 388 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 204%
Great: 268%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
452GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 158
Write 146
Mixed 150
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.25
113% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$189
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41.4% Average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11.6
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 14.3
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 103%
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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 7,190 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,345
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $288Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
Intel Core i5-7600K $200Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $148
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $189SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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