Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 94.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics56.3% 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 Drive29.4% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJul 16 '19 at 19:27
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$333
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
1-Core 151
2-Core 297
106% 224 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 797
85% 663 Pts
64-Core 799
54% 799 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$140
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.7.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Lighting 215
Reflection 174
Parallax 308
60% 232 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 209
Splatting 126
52% 158 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$22
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 54 54 55 54 55 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
29.4% Poor
Read 241
Write 67.5
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 84.5
26% 119 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 20.1
4K Mixed 9.8
47% 15.2 MB/s
DQ Read 14
DQ Write 15.3
DQ Mixed 14.5
11% 14.6 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2473 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
85.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 26.9
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 33.5
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 94%
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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 Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 18,888 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,210
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