Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics81.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive44% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 21:36
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$206
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
81.1% Excellent
SC Int 99.6
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 107
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 432
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 448
MC Mixed 399
63% 420 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1568 MHz, MLim: 1842 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Lighting 257
Reflection 232
Parallax 256
79% 248 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 236
Splatting 162
82% 190 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB-$55
10GB free
Firmware: 505ABBF1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
44% Average
Read 431
Write 76.6
Mixed 111
44% 206 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 9.7
69% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 24.8
DQ Write 74.4
DQ Mixed 24.3
26% 41.2 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 44%
Great: 58%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
132GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 130
Write 147
Mixed 119
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.28
99% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$189
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 28.2
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 33.2
SC Mixed 26.3
74% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 92.3%
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 GAMING Builds (Compare 14,210 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 GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,146
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