Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 96%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive113% 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 GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 20:22
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
96% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 460
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 694
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 748
111% 742 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 96%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-X-$522
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
53.4% Above average
Lighting 166
Reflection 116
Parallax 255
61% 179 fps
MRender 98.6
Gravity 107
Splatting 143
48% 116 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
79GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 409
Mixed 403
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 39.5
175% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 115
144% 257 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.5% Above average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.5
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 16.3
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 97%
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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 17,243 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 - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,131
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
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Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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