Asus Z170M-E D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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 78.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics98.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170M-E D3  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150827
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 06:43
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 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 i5-6600-$199
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
78.7% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 106
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 416
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 358
MC Mixed 385
54% 359 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Lighting 311
Reflection 287
Parallax 300
95% 299 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 290
Splatting 223
102% 237 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
384GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 179
Write 131
Mixed 139
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.3
110% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 147
Write 97.1
Mixed 134
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.2
84% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5402-436.A00LF 99U5402-436.A00LF KHX1866C10D3/4G KHX1866C10D3/4G 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
40.8% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 13.2
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 14.6
SC Mixed 13.1
38% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 151
26% 151 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170M-E D3 Builds (Compare 369 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170M-E D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $576
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