Asus Z170-E

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive173% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-E  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime19.6 Days
Run DateMay 05 '22 at 12:28
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6400-$182
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
60.2% Good
Memory 65.2
1-Core 90.5
2-Core 165
62% 107 Pts
4-Core 315
8-Core 344
44% 329 Pts
64-Core 347
23% 347 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force NVMe PCIe M.2 960GB
347GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM13.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 779 807 766 734 582 771 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 1,180
Write 1689
Mixed 999
SusWrite 740
260% 1,152 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 42.6
153% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,044
DQ Write 482
DQ Mixed 678
525% 734 MB/s
Poor: 151%
This bench: 173%
Great: 309%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$24
417GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 118 120 120 115 119 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 116
Write 116
Mixed 66.1
SusWrite 118
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 70%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB-$59
436GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 131 130 130 126 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
71% Very good
Read 118
Write 123
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 129
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 71%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$90
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
67.5% Good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 23.2
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 20.8
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 113
35% 113 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 100%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-E Builds (Compare 3,644 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $596
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