Asus Z170-P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 82.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics36.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z170-P  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151229
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 01:52
Run Duration100 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 i5-6400-$179
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 113
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 426
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 438
MC Float 475
MC Mixed 457
68% 457 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
36.8% Below average
Lighting 115
Reflection 89.9
Parallax 149
39% 118 fps
MRender 64.1
Gravity 95.3
Splatting 89.1
35% 82.8 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 39%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 500GB (2008)-$55
141GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
48.4% Average
Read 93.9
Write 75
Mixed 62.4
58% 77.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.03
4K Write 0.69
4K Mixed 0.16
31% 0.29 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB-$81
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2520 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
82% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 24.5
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 25.4
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 82%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170-P Builds (Compare 4,017 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170-P - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $902
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