Asus Z170-PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 91.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive227% 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 13:39
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 449
100% 442 Pts
MC Int 644
MC Float 728
MC Mixed 682
102% 685 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1664 MHz, MLim: 1823 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
68.4% Good
Lighting 228
Reflection 198
Parallax 214
67% 213 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 210
Splatting 140
68% 160 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$90
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 (98th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 517
Write 356
Mixed 354
91% 409 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 10.1
104% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 49
101% 207 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 83%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$334
136GB free
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
227% Outstanding
Read 2,050
Write 905
Mixed 1,113
298% 1,356 MB/s
4K Read 51.2
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 50.6
227% 87 MB/s
DQ Read 632
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 190
218% 382 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 227%
Great: 222%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$130
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 (97th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 372
Mixed 408
96% 434 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 24.4
146% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 68.8
126% 252 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 101%
Great: 100%
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 (11th percentile)
31% Below average
Read 53.7
Write 54
Mixed 53.1
40% 53.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.39
99% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31%
Great: 58%
Seagate ST380815AS 80GB-$19
34GB free
Firmware: 3.CHH Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
34.7% Below average
Read 60.9
Write 59.6
Mixed 58.8
45% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.43
99% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 30.7
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 40.1
SC Mixed 28.2
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.3%
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 Builds (Compare 1,197 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 - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,044
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