Asus Z170-E

Performance Results

Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics39.4% 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 Drive88.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-E  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 29 '21 at 23:15
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Memory 94.3
1-Core 146
2-Core 279
99% 173 Pts
4-Core 557
8-Core 561
76% 559 Pts
64-Core 560
38% 560 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$500
PwrHis(1787 3001) 3GB
CLim: 1010 MHz, MLim: 1600 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
39.4% Below average
Lighting 49.7
Reflection 37
Parallax 62
40% 49.6 fps
MRender 32.7
Gravity 50.8
Splatting 25.5
38% 36.3 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte SSD 120GB-$35
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 160 102 93 76 60 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 475
Write 247
Mixed 325
SusWrite 121
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 39.2
161% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 202
177% 262 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 87%
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 153 155 154 156 155 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 145
Write 138
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 154
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
82% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 24.6
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 24.3
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-E Builds (Compare 2,926 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 71%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 60%

Motherboard: Asus Z170-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $830
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