Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 84.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160513
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 10:50
Run Duration275 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
84.5% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 114
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 442
101% 448 Pts
MC Int 438
MC Float 466
MC Mixed 450
68% 451 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1342 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
67.8% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 178
Parallax 260
68% 212 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 191
Splatting 131
68% 156 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 494
Write 399
Mixed 413
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 22.9
123% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 34.4
DQ Write 78.9
DQ Mixed 129
78% 80.7 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 83%
Great: 134%
WD Elements 500GB
292GB free, PID 10a8
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
20.4% Poor
Read 40.7
Write 39
Mixed 32.6
47% 37.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.24
75% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20.4%
Great: 42%
Generic Mass-Storage 8GB
7GB free, PID null
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
4% Terrible
Read 14.8
Write 5.89
Mixed 7.68
11% 9.47 MB/s
4K Read 2.04
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.03
9% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4%
Great: 11%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
77.8% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 25.8
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 22.5
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 88%
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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 22,865 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: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,094
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