Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170623
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 09:50
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$216
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 130
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 315
QC Mixed 389
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 393
MC Float 464
MC Mixed 424
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 195
Parallax 208
69% 211 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 208
Splatting 163
74% 173 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 397
Mixed 407
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 37.5
140% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 103
122% 215 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 126%
Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB-$168
51GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 512
Write 218
Mixed 239
71% 323 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 20.2
4K Mixed 15.7
68% 20.1 MB/s
DQ Read 87.8
DQ Write 80
DQ Mixed 48.7
46% 72.2 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2473 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
79.2% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 27.8
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 15.3
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 99%
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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 21,879 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,167
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