Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 78.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics7.65% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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 (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 23:43
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i7-6700K-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
78.5% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 116
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 371
85% 373 Pts
MC Int 558
MC Float 624
MC Mixed 618
90% 600 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4749
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
7.65% Terrible
Lighting 21.9
Reflection 19.7
Parallax 24.8
7% 22.1 fps
MRender 20.5
Gravity 18.6
Splatting 18.6
8% 19.2 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.65%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
621GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 153
Write 151
Mixed 155
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.3
104% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 87%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
54.4% Above average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 21.2
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 11.6
35% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 115
35% 115 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 80%
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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 17,976 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,014
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