Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 95.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive156% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170426
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 14:51
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i7-7700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 458
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 672
MC Float 755
MC Mixed 717
107% 715 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 109%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
66% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 181
Parallax 198
63% 196 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 190
Splatting 127
68% 157 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66%
Great: 73%
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4974
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
9.86% Terrible
Lighting 24.6
Reflection 30.7
Parallax 26.3
8% 27.2 fps
MRender 25.3
Gravity 22.1
Splatting 37.7
11% 28.4 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.86%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$285
134GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 58% Great: 117%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
131GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 71% Great: 127%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Read 1,176
Write 743
Mixed 917
210% 945 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 36.4
152% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 531
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 182
194% 328 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 156%
Great: 242%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
88.3% Excellent
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 27.5
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 27.1
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 88.3%
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 22,948 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,075
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