Asus Z170-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 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 81.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics91.2% 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 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-E  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160627
Uptime6.4 Days
Run DateDec 26 '16 at 03:01
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$319
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 388
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 559
MC Float 674
MC Mixed 635
93% 623 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$368
MaxC: 1999 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Lighting 282
Reflection 274
Parallax 294
86% 283 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 284
Splatting 228
103% 235 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 480GB-$149
191GB free
Firmware: P0330AA Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 489
Write 243
Mixed 260
73% 331 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 24.5
109% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 46.5
85% 171 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 78%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 162
Write 145
Mixed 160
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.22
102% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 88%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$89
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 99.9
Write 106
Mixed 94.9
75% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.23
100% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 95%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB-$298
500GB free
Firmware: ML6OA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5940 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 85.3
Write 103
Mixed 93.6
71% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.23
76% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
77.1% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 25
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 17.7
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 114%
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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 1,618 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $899
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