Asus Z170-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 93.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive81.7% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-E  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime8.8 Days
Run DateJan 08 '18 at 19:28
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i5-6600K-$231
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 494
113% 498 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 507
MC Mixed 495
74% 496 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
39.1% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 83.6
Parallax 120
37% 108 fps
MRender 80.6
Gravity 116
Splatting 84.8
40% 93.9 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
69GB free
Firmware: X41320RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 494
Write 341
Mixed 329
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 41.7
4K Mixed 21.8
95% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 45.4
98% 204 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 82%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
177GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 151
Write 139
Mixed 140
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.22
102% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 83%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
38.6% Below average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 13.2
MC Mixed 10.8
36% 12.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 12.2
SC Mixed 11.1
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 47%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-E Builds (Compare 2,687 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $948
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