Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 95%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 10 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160620
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJan 11 '17 at 20:40
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$319
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
95% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 454
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 673
MC Float 745
MC Mixed 752
108% 723 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 95%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$24
MSI(1462 3363) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1923 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 455
Reflection 400
Parallax 471
139% 442 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 421
Splatting 254
127% 307 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 140%
Great: 145%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
443GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 151
Write 130
Mixed 134
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.18
82% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
83% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 26.4
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 26
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 83%
Great: 96%
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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 13,794 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 - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,061
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