Asus Z170-PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 86.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics20.3% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-PRO  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 07:33
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i5-6600-$215
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
86.7% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 451
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 438
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 450
67% 450 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro 6000
Nvidia(10DE 076F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 573 MHz, MLim: 747 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 377.55
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
20.3% Poor
Lighting 54.5
Reflection 73.5
Parallax 63.5
18% 63.8 fps
MRender 64.7
Gravity 42.5
Splatting 54.6
22% 53.9 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 20.3%
Great: 21%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
223GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 122
Write 110
Mixed 97.2
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.25
84% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2800 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
41.4% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 11.3
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.4
37% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
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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 Builds (Compare 1,160 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 - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,119
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