Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory2.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 19 '20 at 21:25
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 40%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$319
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Memory 84.7
1-Core 109
2-Core 215
79% 136 Pts
4-Core 341
8-Core 437
51% 389 Pts
64-Core 459
31% 459 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Nvidia(10DE 1B81) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
69.9% Good
Lighting 92.9
Reflection 91.4
Parallax 94
75% 92.8 fps
MRender 81
Gravity 78.7
Splatting 85.6
64% 81.7 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$46
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB7201Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,270
Write 278
Mixed 299
132% 616 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 39.5
157% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 938
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 378
337% 527 MB/s
Poor: 111% Great: 242%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$70
179GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 4,620
Write 43.7
Mixed 82
1,133% 1,582 MB/s
4K Read 572
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1.4
24,025% 192 MB/s
Poor: 60% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
32.7% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 9.8
31% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 9.2
27% 9.4 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 32.7%
Great: 56%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 21,592 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,191
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