Asus Z170M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 92.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive73.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 Z170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 22:14
Run Duration258 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 458
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 471
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 712
MC Mixed 676
100% 671 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Lighting 242
Reflection 205
Parallax 213
72% 220 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 220
Splatting 162
77% 179 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD8SNAT256G1122 256GB
77GB free
Firmware: Z2333000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 480
Write 326
Mixed 388
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 4.04
89% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 27.1
76% 160 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 78%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$75
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 191
Mixed 180
138% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 2.69
4K Mixed 0.53
149% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
SanDisk Cruzer Force 16GB
15GB free, PID 557d
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
11.2% Very poor
Read 38.2
Write 8.73
Mixed 8.66
18% 18.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.01
4K Write 0.91
4K Mixed 1.09
83% 2 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 11.2%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.4% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 20.3
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 22.9
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 72.4%
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 Z170M-PLUS Builds (Compare 973 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170M-PLUS - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $855
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HDDRAMUSB
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