Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime4.5 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 20:30
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (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 i5-6600K-$199
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 505
QC Float 583
QC Mixed 558
124% 549 Pts
MC Int 540
MC Float 581
MC Mixed 487
80% 536 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
Asus(1043 859F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 313
Reflection 294
Parallax 342
100% 316 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 288
Splatting 227
103% 240 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
71GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 54% Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
273GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 152
Mixed 150
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.27
98% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB-$37
223GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
40.4% Average
Read 72.1
Write 68.2
Mixed 68.4
52% 69.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.32
95% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
76.9% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 25
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 23.6
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 81%
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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 14,150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,164
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