Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 99.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive114% 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.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151218
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 23:17
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i5-6500-$165
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 133
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 526
119% 525 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 549
MC Mixed 522
79% 528 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Gigabyte(1458 36B7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 339
Reflection 293
Parallax 325
103% 319 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 299
Splatting 200
101% 232 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 102%
Great: 113%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 454 462 468 327 297 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 462
Mixed 374
SusWrite 406
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 48.7
178% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 251
216% 317 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 114%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x4GB-$89
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2256 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
71.5% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 21.5
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 18.4
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 81%
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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 22,855 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,094
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