Asus Z170-E

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 87.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics47.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive244% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z170-E  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:59
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 116
92% 116 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 441
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 573
MC Float 654
MC Mixed 624
92% 617 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
47.6% Average
Lighting 150
Reflection 86.1
Parallax 199
52% 145 fps
MRender 66
Gravity 145
Splatting 94.3
44% 102 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$200
429GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 2,404
Write 1,268
Mixed 1,399
372% 1,690 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 40.7
181% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 450
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 155
174% 299 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 244%
Great: 279%
Corsair Force 3 120GB-$109
77GB free
Firmware: 5.07 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 203
Write 121
Mixed 152
35% 159 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 15.1
90% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 34.6
48% 89 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 51%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
591GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 145
Write 144
Mixed 137
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.29
89% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x4GB-$114
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2668 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 32
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 23.4
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 26.3
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 98%
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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 2,705 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $942
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