Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 80.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive14.5% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display5760 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 13 '17 at 23:06
Run Duration98 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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-$325
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
80.4% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 116
96% 121 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 375
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 662
MC Float 752
MC Mixed 718
106% 711 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 308
Parallax 320
102% 321 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 305
Splatting 237
107% 249 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$343
782GB free
Firmware: PSF104C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
14.5% Very poor
Read 90.8
Write 165
Mixed 219
36% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.78
3% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 14.5%
Great: 172%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB-$275
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
70.6% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 21.9
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 20.3
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 122%
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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 4,575 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,225
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Intel Core i7-7700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $300AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $118
Intel Core i5-7600K $234Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $718SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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