Asus Z170M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 Z170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 15:23
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$205
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 146
116% 146 Pts
QC Int 565
QC Float 596
QC Mixed 578
131% 580 Pts
MC Int 563
MC Float 596
MC Mixed 579
87% 579 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$205
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2227 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
75% Very good
Lighting 233
Reflection 199
Parallax 210
69% 214 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 218
Splatting 177
79% 185 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
220GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Read 491
Write 271
Mixed 271
76% 344 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 18.1
118% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 41.7
DQ Write 55.3
DQ Mixed 70
47% 55.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
860GB free
Firmware: HP51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 170
Mixed 166
130% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.24
86% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 42.4
MC Mixed 31.5
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 32.2
91% 32 GB/s
Latency 48.1
83% 48.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 107%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,137 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170M-PLUS - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $883
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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