Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 87.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics39.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160119
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJan 04 '18 at 21:35
Run Duration236 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$204
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 470
QC Mixed 453
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 442
MC Float 469
MC Mixed 454
68% 455 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
39.9% Below average
Lighting 125
Reflection 77.7
Parallax 164
43% 122 fps
MRender 60.2
Gravity 116
Splatting 84.8
38% 87.1 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 240GB-$184
91GB free
Firmware: 400i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Read 482
Write 224
Mixed 287
73% 331 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 12.6
70% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 23.7
DQ Write 72.2
DQ Mixed 9.28
18% 35.1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 85%
Ocz-vertex2 3.5 115GB
34GB free
Firmware: 1.33 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
28.1% Poor
Read 249
Write 60.4
Mixed 84.7
28% 131 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 29.3
4K Mixed 7.57
44% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 18
DQ Write 49
DQ Mixed 6.4
13% 24.5 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 41%
Seagate ST3500641AS 500GB-$70
386GB free
Firmware: 3.AAJ Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
26.7% Poor
Read 46.3
Write 46.4
Mixed 41.7
34% 44.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 0.95
4K Mixed 0.31
75% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 26.7%
Great: 33%
Seagate ST3250410AS 250GB-$31
108GB free
Firmware: 3.AAC Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 79.3
Write 74.5
Mixed 71.3
56% 75 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.38
96% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 55%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
525GB free, PID 2320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
30.5% Below average
Read 58.8
Write 76.7
Mixed 77.3
96% 70.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.27
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.29
68% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 30.5%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
79.3% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 25.5
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 88%
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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 19,490 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,232
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