Asus Z170M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics30% 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 Drive77.4% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150717
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 01:39
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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 i3-6100-$109
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
66.8% Good
SC Int 114
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 285
QC Float 324
QC Mixed 307
69% 306 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 324
MC Mixed 308
45% 300 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$104
CLim: 1220 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.9.3
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
30% Below average
Lighting 80.4
Reflection 78.8
Parallax 118
29% 92.3 fps
MRender 64.3
Gravity 77.7
Splatting 78.2
31% 73.4 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 30%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$85
184GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 515
Write 347
Mixed 354
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 10
95% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 42.8
94% 196 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 82%
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
124GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 501
Write 343
Mixed 353
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 10.2
88% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 8.58
74% 173 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
GEIL CL15-17-17 D4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3007 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 35
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 34.4
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 30.2
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 100%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 71%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170M-PLUS - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $865
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