Asus STRIX H270F GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics24.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (71%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX H270F GAMING  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161110
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJul 16 '19 at 05:21
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 71%

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7400-$184
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
41.5% Average
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 135
48% 102 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 298
36% 272 Pts
64-Core 198
13% 198 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$124
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
24.5% Poor
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 62.5
Parallax 96.3
11% 53 fps
MRender 75
Gravity 95.6
Splatting 71.3
35% 80.6 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Purple 1TB (2014)-$48
315GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 29 18 22 23 28 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
13.3% Very poor
Read 21.7
Write 41.5
Mixed 19
SusWrite 24.5
20% 26.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.2
38% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 13.3%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$72
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
38.6% Below average
MC Read 12
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 12.2
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 12.7
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 78.2
51% 78.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX H270F GAMING Builds (Compare 3,975 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus STRIX H270F GAMING - $137

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $887
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