Asus Z170-PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 87.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics86.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive238% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-PRO  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 08:39
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i5-6600K-$209
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
87.1% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 123
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 446
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 433
MC Float 480
MC Mixed 469
69% 461 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Lighting 264
Reflection 248
Parallax 274
83% 262 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 249
Splatting 200
90% 210 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$235
50GB free
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 2,077
Write 1,320
Mixed 1,079
329% 1,492 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 26
193% 73.4 MB/s
DQ Read 501
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 28.9
130% 297 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 238%
Great: 278%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
15GB free
Firmware: DXM03B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 498
Write 121
Mixed 144
55% 254 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 18.9
121% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 99.5
DQ Mixed 56.6
87% 173 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 99%
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$99
5GB free
Firmware: 506ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 501
Write 122
Mixed 128
54% 251 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 6.82
93% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 42.5
54% 94.2 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 77%
HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB-$136
1.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 143
Write 128
Mixed 131
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.15
76% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 93%
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$275
337GB free
Firmware: MK7OA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
56% Above average
Read 90.4
Write 105
Mixed 97.1
74% 97.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.27
82% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 56%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3403 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 43.3
MC Mixed 36
113% 39.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 30.8
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
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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 1,071 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-PRO - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,078
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