Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.34% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive85.3% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory29.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMar 26 '17 at 19:41
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 581
QC Mixed 568
125% 552 Pts
MC Int 719
MC Float 821
MC Mixed 780
116% 773 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4534
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
9.34% Terrible
Lighting 25.2
Reflection 28
Parallax 26.4
8% 26.5 fps
MRender 16.8
Gravity 21.8
Splatting 39.8
10% 26.1 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.34%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Reactor 1TB-$249
865GB free
Firmware: P1003B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 484
Write 391
Mixed 443
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 20.5
103% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 74.9
108% 198 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 103%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$138
4.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 64% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x16GB-$333
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.8% Average
MC Read 14
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 11.7
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 15.1
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 78%
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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 9,919 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,360
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