Asus Z170-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-E  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160627
Uptime20.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 07:36
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$222
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
75.8% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 118
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 369
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 390
MC Float 371
MC Mixed 410
59% 390 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$285
Gigabyte(1458 3720) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
68.8% Good
Lighting 224
Reflection 187
Parallax 200
66% 203 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 201
Splatting 151
71% 164 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$87
86GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 403
Mixed 405
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 44.7
172% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 116
141% 250 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$115
566GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 138
Write 150
Mixed 144
109% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 3.08
4K Mixed 0.41
141% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 112%
WD 20EADS External 2TB
178GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
16.5% Very poor
Read 27.3
Write 29.9
Mixed 22.2
34% 26.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.23
75% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 16.5%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
73.5% Very good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 24.8
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 21.5
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 79%
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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 2,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $924
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