Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics56.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive73.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170426
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 12:01
Run Duration685 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$222
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
59.6% Above average
SC Int 114
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 118
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 236
63% 277 Pts
MC Int 384
MC Float 408
MC Mixed 395
59% 396 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$350
Asus(1043 0501) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.2
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Lighting 151
Reflection 174
Parallax 224
55% 183 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 150
Splatting 123
58% 136 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Ocz-vertex PLUS R2 124GB
56GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
33% Below average
Read 235
Write 149
Mixed 184
42% 189 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 30.1
4K Mixed 6.63
47% 17.2 MB/s
DQ Read 14.9
DQ Write 29.5
DQ Mixed 6.49
9% 17 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 33%
Great: 35%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$73
103GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
73.9% Very good
Read 513
Write 359
Mixed 419
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 4.17
103% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 30.7
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 4.19
24% 52.5 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 100
Write 104
Mixed 92.9
74% 98.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.21
82% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 97%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$53
63GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 110
Write 106
Mixed 116
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.14
80% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
78.5% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 25.1
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 112%
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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 19,597 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,236
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