Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 89.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151116
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 03:05
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User ISL-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$228
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
89.6% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 470
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 495
MC Mixed 474
71% 475 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$275
MaxC: 1455 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
63.7% Good
Lighting 195
Reflection 183
Parallax 198
59% 192 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 186
Splatting 130
78% 157 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$325
488GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 502
Write 401
Mixed 418
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 45.9
4K Mixed 19.2
87% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 28.2
DQ Write 60.3
DQ Mixed 131
75% 73 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 119%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$81
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 159
Mixed 157
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.22
79% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 30.3
95% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 28.3
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 93.1%
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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