Asus Z170-E

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 88%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics157% 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 Drive110% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (61%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-E  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 10 '18 at 16:48
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 61%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
88% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 121
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 432
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 623
MC Float 707
MC Mixed 690
101% 673 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 88%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
EVGA(3842 6591) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Lighting 509
Reflection 494
Parallax 567
164% 523 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 516
Splatting 266
153% 343 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 157%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 283 271 239 228 222 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 444
Write 440
Mixed 347
SusWrite 268
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 56.1
191% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 359
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 110%
Great: 122%
WD Elements 107C 5TB
3TB free, PID 107c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 133 133 132 132 132 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 142
Write 144
Mixed 64
SusWrite 132
160% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
133% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
59.3% Above average
MC Read 23
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.9
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 16.4
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 78.4
51% 78.4 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 104%
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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 2,716 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $779
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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