Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics29.2% 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 Drive81.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
7 days ago, 2 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170623
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:12
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$180
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
80% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 418
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 408
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 421
63% 419 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$85
CLim: 1212 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
29.2% Poor
Lighting 81.6
Reflection 81
Parallax 104
28% 88.7 fps
MRender 63.6
Gravity 75.4
Splatting 79.1
30% 72.7 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 32%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
140GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 499
Write 404
Mixed 419
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 19.5
119% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 36
DQ Write 84.6
DQ Mixed 22.7
28% 47.7 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 27.1
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 27.6
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 97%
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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 GAMING Builds (Compare 14,282 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 GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,115
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HDDRAMUSB
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