Asus Z170-PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 89.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive226% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-PRO  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 13:18
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 435
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 638
MC Float 719
MC Mixed 690
102% 683 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 54% Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$89
168GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 517
Write 333
Mixed 354
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 10.3
104% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 49.2
100% 204 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 83%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
136GB free
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 2,045
Write 908
Mixed 1,119
298% 1,357 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 50.2
224% 86.7 MB/s
DQ Read 631
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 190
217% 380 MB/s
Poor: 128%
This bench: 226%
Great: 223%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
111GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 367
Mixed 410
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 24
145% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 68.9
126% 252 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 160GB (2007)-$16
47GB free
Firmware: 05.06H05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
31.2% Below average
Read 53.6
Write 54.6
Mixed 54.5
41% 54.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.39
100% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 59%
Seagate ST380815AS 80GB-$22
34GB free
Firmware: 3.CHH Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
34.1% Below average
Read 60.8
Write 57.9
Mixed 57.4
44% 58.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.39
91% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$176
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 30.7
100% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 29.3
84% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 103%
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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 Builds (Compare 1,346 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 - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,092
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