Asus Z170-E

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive68.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-E  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 23:58
Run Duration193 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$199
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 148
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 551
QC Float 590
QC Mixed 574
130% 572 Pts
MC Int 554
MC Float 602
MC Mixed 579
87% 579 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 110%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$57
EVGA(3842 6686) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 95% Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$90
215GB free
Firmware: M0CR050 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 473
Write 282
Mixed 312
79% 356 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 13.3
94% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 25
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 37.5
54% 92.7 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 82%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$78
562GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 119
Write 101
Mixed 106
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.42
130% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 78%
WD Blue 160GB (2007)-$15
148GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 119
Write 116
Mixed 110
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.41
104% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 59%
WD Elements 1TB
140GB free, PID 1023
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
9.78% Terrible
Read 17.7
Write 17.1
Mixed 14
21% 16.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.08
42% 0.48 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 9.78%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSE.8FBD 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2473 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
67% Good
MC Read 24.4
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 20.5
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 67%
Great: 97%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $864
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