Asus Z170-PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 80.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78% 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 Drive80.6% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 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 (60%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-PRO  (all builds)
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 06 '16 at 21:17
Run Duration334 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU 60%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i5-6600-$225
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 117
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 357
QC Mixed 406
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 443
MC Float 463
MC Mixed 451
68% 452 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 21.21.13.7570
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
78% Very good
Lighting 245
Reflection 210
Parallax 250
76% 235 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 225
Splatting 175
79% 185 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 78%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 535 Series 240GB-$136
58GB free
Firmware: RG21 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 522
Write 219
Mixed 318
78% 353 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 26.4
134% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 37.8
57% 109 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 85%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
989GB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 144
Write 138
Mixed 136
105% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.27
114% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 84%
WD Purple 2TB (2014)-$77
413GB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 87.6
Write 74.2
Mixed 79.7
61% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 0.37
4K Mixed 0.14
36% 0.28 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 82%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$76
163GB free
Firmware: MX6O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 169
Mixed 158
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 1.21
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.24
116% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
WD RE4 500GB (2010)-$45
101GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 96.1
Write 115
Mixed 101
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.38
110% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 78%
WD WD10EACS-00ZJB0 1TB
51GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
26.4% Poor
Read 47
Write 44.3
Mixed 39.8
33% 43.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.26
91% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 26.4%
Great: 49%
PENTAX DSC_K-5 128GB
119GB free, PID 0102
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
9.92% Terrible
Read 10.8
Write 7.82
Mixed 8.94
11% 9.18 MB/s
4K Read 3.56
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 1.32
123% 2.26 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2460 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 30.1
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 91%
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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 Builds (Compare 1,079 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-PRO - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,089
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