Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 98.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% 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 Drive237% 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.
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)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160513
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 19 '17 at 10:20
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 478
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 693
MC Float 792
MC Mixed 746
111% 744 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$485
MaxC: 2012 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 424
Reflection 403
Parallax 412
126% 413 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 404
Splatting 259
128% 303 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 129%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$239
254GB free
Firmware: 1B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 1,584
Write 1,319
Mixed 1,349
316% 1,417 MB/s
4K Read 57.2
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 53.6
236% 87.5 MB/s
DQ Read 578
DQ Write 420
DQ Mixed 206
233% 401 MB/s
Poor: 187%
This bench: 237%
Great: 281%
Samsung 850 EVO 250GB
212GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 409
Mixed 417
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 49.3
187% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 126
144% 248 MB/s
Poor: 93%
This bench: 116%
Great: 117%
WD My Passport 0740 750GB
569GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
30.9% Below average
Read 39.3
Write 87.3
Mixed 27.8
70% 51.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.2
75% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 30.9%
Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x4GB-$145
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 25.7
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 26.1
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 110%
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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 13,826 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,043
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