Asus Z170I PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics66.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive195% 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.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170I PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:06
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 56%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-$180
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
66.3% Good
SC Int 24.5
SC Float 37.2
SC Mixed 43.6
28% 35.1 Pts
QC Int 264
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 409
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 489
MC Float 553
MC Mixed 522
78% 521 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$330
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.2.2
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
66.5% Good
Lighting 199
Reflection 172
Parallax 256
68% 209 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 186
Splatting 126
65% 151 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$199
350GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
195% Outstanding
Read 2,284
Write 1,276
Mixed 1,483
371% 1,681 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 16.2
77% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 29.7
DQ Write 90.3
DQ Mixed 13.3
24% 44.4 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 195%
Great: 279%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
101GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 499
Write 401
Mixed 417
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 31
4K Mixed 26.7
83% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 23
DQ Write 71.9
DQ Mixed 69.3
47% 54.7 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 33.3
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 27.4
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 122
33% 122 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 111%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170I PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 3,079 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170I PRO GAMING - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,254
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