Asus Z170M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41.1% 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)
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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory1.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180329
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '18 at 11:28
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User TWN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
72.9% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 103
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 354
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 587
MC Mixed 565
84% 559 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
41.1% Average
Lighting 140
Reflection 104
Parallax 112
40% 119 fps
MRender 81.5
Gravity 124
Splatting 83.4
42% 96.2 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB-$90
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 62% Great: 94%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
542GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 177
Write 131
Mixed 141
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.2
105% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
77.3% Very good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 22.8
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 22.2
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 84%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,759 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170M-PLUS - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $863
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $333Nvidia GTX 1070 $383Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback