Asus Z170M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 79.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics9.35% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive91.4% 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 Z170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150814
Uptime5.6 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 02:05
Run Duration232 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i7-6700-$304
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
79.7% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 113
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 387
88% 391 Pts
MC Int 570
MC Float 652
MC Mixed 617
92% 613 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
9.35% Terrible
Lighting 23.6
Reflection 28.9
Parallax 25.4
8% 26 fps
MRender 22.9
Gravity 21.1
Splatting 36.3
11% 26.8 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.35%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$238
319GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 462
Mixed 501
109% 490 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 24.5
136% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 33.6
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 23.5
30% 52.4 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 122%
USB DISK 2GB
2GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
6.08% Terrible
Read 18.5
Write 5.3
Mixed 7.74
11% 10.5 MB/s
4K Read 9.37
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
36% 3.13 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.08%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF1G64AZ-2G1A1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
71.3% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 22.4
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 26.2
SC Mixed 20.9
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 75
53% 75 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,448 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170M-PLUS - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $938
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