Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics7.34% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive171% 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)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '18 at 06:04
Run Duration195 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$340
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
74.2% Very good
1-Core 135
2-Core 231
88% 183 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 588
65% 501 Pts
64-Core 702
47% 702 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4849
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
7.34% Terrible
Lighting 24.8
Reflection 29.8
Parallax 27.3
6% 27.3 fps
MRender 26
Gravity 22.5
Splatting 38.7
8% 29.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.34%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
350GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Read 1,937
Write 1,371
Mixed 1,232
335% 1,513 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 11
4K Mixed 6.18
34% 10.1 MB/s
DQ Read 16.4
DQ Write 9.07
DQ Mixed 7.77
7% 11.1 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 171%
Great: 261%
Seagate Desktop HDD 6TB (2015)-$195
2TB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.5% Good
Read 104
Write 107
Mixed 104
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.27
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.29
67% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 114%
Seagate ST8000DM002-1YW112 8TB
370GB free
Firmware: DN02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 120
Write 113
Mixed 108
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.54
4K Write 2.47
4K Mixed 0.24
136% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
91% Outstanding
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 29.3
94% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 24.8
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 91%
Great: 106%
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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 19,801 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,408
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HDDRAMUSB
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