Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
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 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 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive104% 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.
Very high background CPU (63%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151218
Uptime6 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 02:07
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 63%

 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-$195
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
90% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 123
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 469
107% 470 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 486
MC Mixed 469
70% 471 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 90%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 291
Parallax 324
99% 311 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 292
Splatting 202
99% 230 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 120GB
49GB free
Firmware: 600ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
61% Good
Read 331
Write 117
Mixed 184
46% 211 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 16.6
120% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 36.8
56% 106 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 61%
Great: 87%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$60
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 412
Mixed 417
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 39.9
170% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 46.8
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 25.9
58% 113 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 104%
Great: 116%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
185GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 132
Write 100
Mixed 98.8
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.36
107% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$214
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2500 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
85% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 27.8
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 24.9
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 85%
Great: 105%
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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 22,002 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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: $1,204
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