Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 88.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
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. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateMar 13 '21 at 23:09
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%
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 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Memory 92.2
1-Core 145
2-Core 260
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 585
70% 529 Pts
64-Core 697
47% 697 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.4% Above average
Lighting 67.5
Reflection 104
Parallax 64.9
55% 78.6 fps
MRender 63
Gravity 67.9
Splatting 65.2
54% 65.4 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,545
Write 2,261
Mixed 1,722
484% 2,176 MB/s
4K Read 68.2
4K Write 198
4K Mixed 98.4
334% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,687
DQ Write 1,476
DQ Mixed 1,506
1,150% 1,556 MB/s
Poor: 205% Great: 333%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$37
222GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 122 115 115 115 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
67% Good
Read 437
Write 397
Mixed 346
SusWrite 161
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 15.6
102% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 28.6
77% 160 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 67%
Great: 87%
PNY SSD2SC120G1SA754D117-820 120GB
65GB free
Firmware: N0530A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 155 155 155 156 154 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 483
Write 156
Mixed 208
SusWrite 155
55% 251 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 38.7
147% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 148
125% 185 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 83%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$171
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 26.2
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 29
SC Mixed 25.9
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 9,938 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,315
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HDDRAMUSB
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