Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
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 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 99.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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 Drive189% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150924
Uptime9.9 Days
Run DateOct 28 '16 at 15:34
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 20%

 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 i5-6600K-$215
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 505
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 510
MC Float 548
MC Mixed 541
80% 533 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7270
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 308
Reflection 297
Parallax 310
95% 305 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 287
Splatting 232
104% 242 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$289
154GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
189% Outstanding
Read 1,886
Write 788
Mixed 897
260% 1,191 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 34.3
201% 81.3 MB/s
DQ Read 49.4
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 32.7
58% 108 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 189%
Great: 268%
WD Re 3TB (2012)-$150
841GB free
Firmware: 01.01K02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 112
Write 128
Mixed 136
95% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 0.68
4K Mixed 0.27
61% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 95%
WD Re 3TB (2012)-$150
841GB free
Firmware: 01.01K02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 154
Write 132
Mixed 102
97% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.71
140% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
94% Outstanding
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 31.5
96% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 28.4
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 94%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 15,136 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,127
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