Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 90.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive72.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 11 '17 at 05:53
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$332
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 440
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 632
MC Float 708
MC Mixed 681
101% 674 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3369) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 439
Reflection 388
Parallax 409
132% 412 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 414
Splatting 245
131% 299 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 132%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$110
25GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 478
Write 273
Mixed 273
75% 341 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 14.1
93% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 61
90% 174 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 87%
WD Black 5TB (2015)-$250
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 248
Mixed 159
148% 198 MB/s
4K Read 4.56
4K Write 2.82
4K Mixed 0.36
282% 2.58 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 125%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
79GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 105
Write 107
Mixed 103
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.13
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.32
121% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
99% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 30.9
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 30
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 99%
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 16,737 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: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,214
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