Asus H170M-PLUS

Performance Results

Gaming 47%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 51%
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 94.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics42.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74.5% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus H170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:36
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU7%

 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 i5-7600K-$229
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 489
113% 497 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 519
MC Mixed 500
75% 500 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$213
MaxC: 1519 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.57
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
42.9% Average
Lighting 143
Reflection 120
Parallax 133
42% 132 fps
MRender 83.1
Gravity 128
Splatting 87.1
43% 99.4 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$85
53GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 501
Write 353
Mixed 401
93% 418 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 4.02
108% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 30.2
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 3.82
24% 52.3 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 83%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$55
706GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
43.1% Average
Read 79.5
Write 70.3
Mixed 79.3
58% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.22
87% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2800 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
75.2% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 21.8
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 23.2
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 98%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical H170M-PLUS Builds (Compare 900 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 17%
Desktop 65%
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus H170M-PLUS - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $496
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