Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics49.5% 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 Drive102% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 09 '17 at 06:42
Run Duration219 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 i7-7700K-$309
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 131
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 445
QC Mixed 413
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 652
MC Float 740
MC Mixed 670
103% 688 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$368
MaxC: 2062 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 372.70
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
49.5% Average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
43% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
74% 143 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$155
256GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 407
Mixed 397
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 28.4
148% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 73.8
115% 218 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 102%
Great: 120%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 64GB
32GB free, PID 00d4
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
7.69% Terrible
Read 32
Write 6.1
Mixed 8.44
15% 15.5 MB/s
4K Read 7.22
4K Write 0.004
4K Mixed 0.005
27% 2.41 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.69%
Great: 11%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M4A2666C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 26.2
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 35.4
SC Mixed 25.2
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 115%
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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 2,398 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,157
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $368Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
Intel Core i5-7600K $240AMD RX 480 $210Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $127
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $300Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $155
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $127SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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