Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 89.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime4 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 18:42
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i5-6600K-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
89.5% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 116
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 480
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 466
MC Float 451
MC Mixed 436
68% 451 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
65.9% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 174
Parallax 211
64% 197 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 188
Splatting 120
67% 154 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
26GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 402
Mixed 412
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 44.2
155% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 104
136% 246 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 106%
Great: 116%
WD My Passport 0810 1TB
27GB free, PID 0810
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
19.9% Very poor
Read 37.5
Write 38.7
Mixed 34.4
47% 36.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.17
73% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 19.9%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 33.5
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 39
SC Mixed 27.8
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
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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 14,286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,112
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