Asus Z170M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics56.3% 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 Drive104% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161229
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 17:28
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 Pentium G4560-$69
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
60% Above average
SC Int 105
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 108
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 276
QC Mixed 268
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 271
MC Float 308
MC Mixed 291
43% 290 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 60%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380X-$226
MaxC: 1040 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.3.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Lighting 158
Reflection 138
Parallax 216
55% 171 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 144
Splatting 92.8
56% 116 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
126GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 394
Mixed 413
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 44.2
168% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 78.5
94% 161 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
Seagate NAS HDD 3TB-$104
493GB free
Firmware: SC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
74% Very good
Read 126
Write 132
Mixed 116
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.19
78% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 74%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x4GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
74% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 22.7
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 22.8
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 74%
Great: 91%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,162 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170M-PLUS - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $600
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