Asus Z170-PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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-PRO  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 13:28
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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 i5-6500-$170
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 108
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 424
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 415
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 431
64% 426 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$193
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Lighting 218
Reflection 181
Parallax 212
67% 204 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 203
Splatting 159
73% 171 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
845GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 156
Mixed 157
124% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.25
116% 1.25 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT4G4DFS8213.C8FBD1 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2176 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
76.6% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 22.6
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 78%
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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 1,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-PRO - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,086
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