Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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.
Graphics53.4% 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
11 months ago, 11 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 (36th 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-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th 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: 87%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 372.70
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.4% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$138
256GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th 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: 68%
This bench: 102%
Great: 118%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 64GB
32GB free, PID 00d4
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (55th 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 (50th 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: 69%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 114%
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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 7,934 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $184

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,379
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $313Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $285AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $138
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $113
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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