Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive193% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime10.9 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 15:00
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$216
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 551
QC Float 569
QC Mixed 571
128% 564 Pts
MC Int 546
MC Float 583
MC Mixed 568
85% 566 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 108%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$480
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 452
Reflection 399
Parallax 423
137% 425 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 432
Splatting 257
137% 311 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 137%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$337
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 2,005
Write 729
Mixed 969
270% 1,234 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 32.3
215% 88.2 MB/s
DQ Read 53.3
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 30.9
54% 99.7 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 193%
Great: 238%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C12 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
MC Read 32
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 29.3
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 28.6
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 89%
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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 21,982 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,200
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HDDRAMUSB
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