Asus Z170-E

Performance Results

Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop 80%
Workstation 58%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 82.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics31.5% 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 Drive77.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-E  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160627
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:26
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i7-6700K-$306
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 127
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 379
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 642
MC Float 727
MC Mixed 688
102% 686 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$104
CLim: 1236 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
31.5% Below average
Lighting 88.6
Reflection 83.5
Parallax 118
31% 96.7 fps
MRender 65.3
Gravity 83.3
Splatting 79.9
32% 76.2 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$79
106GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 510
Write 324
Mixed 350
87% 395 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 55.7
4K Mixed 9.79
92% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 47.7
94% 190 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
507GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 153
Mixed 144
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.31
129% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
43.3% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 11.9
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 14.4
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 102%
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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 2,573 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 80%
Workstation 54%

Motherboard: Asus Z170-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $939
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