Asus STRIX H270F GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 86.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics86.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX H270F GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161110
Uptime6.2 Days
Run DateJun 29 '18 at 05:01
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 i7-6700K-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 421
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 605
MC Float 687
MC Mixed 647
97% 646 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Lighting 258
Reflection 233
Parallax 221
76% 237 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 263
Splatting 211
95% 222 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 493
Write 461
Mixed 390
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 61.5
211% 76 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 354
268% 360 MB/s
Poor: 74% Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
264GB free
Firmware: HP13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 164 164 165 165 165 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 126
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 165
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 93%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39% Below average
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 11.2
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 13
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 39%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical STRIX H270F GAMING Builds (Compare 2,270 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX H270F GAMING - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,116
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $413Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i7-7700K $300AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $136
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $176SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $58HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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