Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170623
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 03:23
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$221
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 540
QC Mixed 519
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 513
MC Float 548
MC Mixed 528
79% 529 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Lighting 294
Reflection 275
Parallax 296
91% 288 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 277
Splatting 218
99% 231 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD 128GB-$84
15GB free
Firmware: 2.0.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 25% Great: 49%
Seagate ST2000DM001-9YN164 4TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 119
Write 107
Mixed 111
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.17
61% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
874GB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 136
Write 160
Mixed 143
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.35
108% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
72.3% Very good
MC Read 25
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 23.9
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 22.6
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72.3%
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 Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 20,360 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,238
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