Asus STRIX Z270I GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive85.2% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270I GAMING  (all builds)
Memory1.5 GB free of 4 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateFeb 06 '18 at 05:18
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 i5-6600K-$222
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 145
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 571
QC Mixed 572
124% 545 Pts
MC Int 551
MC Float 584
MC Mixed 574
85% 570 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380X-$226
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
52.1% Above average
Lighting 161
Reflection 140
Parallax 204
55% 168 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 145
Splatting 88.7
50% 115 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 730 Series 240GB-$301
29GB free
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 504
Write 297
Mixed 372
86% 391 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 20.7
139% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 36.7
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 21.4
55% 109 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot 2400 C16 Series 1x4GB
1 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
43.6% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 11.8
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 12
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270I GAMING Builds (Compare 1,700 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270I GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,379
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