Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 91.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics51.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive81.6% 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.
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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 05:39
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 277
97% 207 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 732
80% 618 Pts
64-Core 730
49% 730 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
Sapphire(174B E282) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1030 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.5.1
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
51.6% Above average
Lighting 213
Reflection 160
Parallax 263
56% 212 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 190
Splatting 180
52% 166 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 54%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$19
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61K1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 66 64 65 65 65 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 461
Write 311
Mixed 326
SusWrite 86.9
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 32.4
153% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 185
165% 246 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 78%
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
78GB free
Firmware: 0309
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 197 183 185 196 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 463
Write 195
Mixed 234
SusWrite 191
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 17.1
128% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 59.1
91% 175 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 71%
Intel X25-M 80GB
16GB free
Firmware: 2CV102M3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 79 86 83 85 86 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
43.3% Average
Read 245
Write 85.8
Mixed 118
SusWrite 84
29% 133 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 11.5
78% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 83
DQ Mixed 88.8
77% 116 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 44%
Kingston A400 480GB-$53
393GB free
Firmware: SBFK61K1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 315 103 102 100 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 462
Write 412
Mixed 350
SusWrite 193
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 37
150% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 195
177% 267 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$154
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.2% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 20.2
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 27.3
SC Mixed 22.8
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 103%
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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 20,680 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,521
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HDDRAMUSB
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