Asus Z170-PRO

Performance Results

Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 62%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics26.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96.2% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-PRO  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:21
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$234
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 151
121% 152 Pts
QC Int 580
QC Float 615
QC Mixed 595
135% 597 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 618
MC Mixed 596
90% 598 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 113%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7790
Gigabyte(1458 2269) 1GB
CLim: 1075 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 18.2.2
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
26.6% Poor
Lighting 76.2
Reflection 74.2
Parallax 86.8
25% 79.1 fps
MRender 57
Gravity 70.7
Splatting 73
28% 66.9 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 28%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$167
32GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 351
Mixed 351
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 24.6
142% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 22.1
88% 199 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 94%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 148
Write 158
Mixed 135
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.87
4K Mixed 0.2
101% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 35.2
MC Mixed 30.9
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 36.5
SC Mixed 29
82% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 94.4%
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 Builds (Compare 1,472 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-PRO - $174

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,202
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