Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics62.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive237% 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.
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 Date20180315
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 24 '20 at 04:58
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$190
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
80% Very good
Memory 83.7
1-Core 118
2-Core 233
83% 145 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 437
60% 439 Pts
64-Core 444
30% 444 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
62.6% Good
Lighting 241
Reflection 228
Parallax 247
63% 239 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 226
Splatting 164
63% 188 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$85
345GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 682 653 659 656 659 657 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 1,065
Write 928
Mixed 896
SusWrite 661
199% 887 MB/s
4K Read 65.7
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 88.3
297% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1502
DQ Write 1,294
DQ Mixed 1,353
1,026% 1,383 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 237%
Great: 326%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$108
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABX0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 177 177 183 183 183 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 181
Mixed 25.9
SusWrite 178
101% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
148% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 64GB
28GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.3 10 10 13 10 13 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
16.5% Very poor
Read 26.8
Write 8
Mixed 8.5
SusWrite 11
16% 13.6 MB/s
4K Read 9.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 3.6
246% 5.2 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 16.5%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF1G64AZ-2G1A2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
78.9% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 25.6
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.3
SC Mixed 24.1
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 73.9
54% 73.9 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 79%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 3,963 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,327
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