Asus Z170-E

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 133%
Desktop 105%
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 115%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics169% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-E  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 01 '18 at 01:43
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i7-7700K-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
115% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 149
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 588
QC Float 606
QC Mixed 592
135% 595 Pts
MC Int 750
MC Float 849
MC Mixed 810
120% 803 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 115%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
MSI(1462 3609) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 558
Reflection 532
Parallax 587
176% 559 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 540
Splatting 299
164% 371 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 169%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
356GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 399
Mixed 418
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 47.4
174% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 127
147% 254 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 112%
Great: 133%
Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 USB 3.0 16GB-$15
9GB free, PID 168e
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
15.7% Very poor
Read 39.5
Write 31.8
Mixed 21.9
38% 31.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.05
4K Write 0.53
4K Mixed 0.08
43% 2.22 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 15.7%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 2800 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 33.1
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 45.2
SC Mixed 33
97% 34 GB/s
Latency 49.7
80% 49.7 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 108%
Great: 123%
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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 3,125 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 53%

Motherboard: Asus Z170-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $783
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