Asus Z170-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics19.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive63.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-E  (all builds)
Memory17.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151012
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '21 at 21:54
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6500-$235
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Memory 87.2
1-Core 100
2-Core 191
75% 126 Pts
4-Core 356
8-Core 368
49% 362 Pts
64-Core 370
25% 370 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$90
CLim: 1212 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
19.8% Very poor
Lighting 23.5
Reflection 28.1
Parallax 33.3
19% 28.3 fps
MRender 27.4
Gravity 25.4
Splatting 25.7
21% 26.2 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 19.8%
Great: 23%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDBNCE0010PNC 1TB
526GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 287 291 301 298 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 413
Write 310
Mixed 237
SusWrite 296
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 50.3
4K Mixed 17
84% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 58.4
DQ Mixed 54.6
51% 81.4 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 121%
WD WD120EMFZ-11A6JA0 12TB
9TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 181 183 179 184 185 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Read 154
Write 173
Mixed 94.5
SusWrite 182
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 2.5
530% 3.67 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 117%
WD easystore 25FA 4TB
259GB free, PID 25fa
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 37 38 37 38 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
17.1% Very poor
Read 38
Write 37.4
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 36.4
48% 35.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.2
49% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 17.1%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
78.6% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 27.4
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 18.7
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-E Builds (Compare 2,654 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $906
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