Asus STRIX H270F GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 48.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics7.26% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX H270F GAMING  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161110
Uptime4 Days
Run DateJul 03 '17 at 08:49
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i3-6100-$112
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
48.9% Average
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 93.8
SC Mixed 94.4
74% 92.4 Pts
QC Int 189
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 204
47% 206 Pts
MC Int 242
MC Float 278
MC Mixed 274
40% 264 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4534
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
7.26% Terrible
Lighting 18.2
Reflection 26.2
Parallax 19.3
6% 21.2 fps
MRender 17.7
Gravity 14.9
Splatting 31.2
8% 21.3 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.26%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
878GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 164
Mixed 162
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.26
107% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
71.9% Very good
MC Read 26
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 22
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 27.1
SC Mixed 21.6
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX H270F GAMING Builds (Compare 890 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX H270F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,084
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