Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 89.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.5% 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 Drive70.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 16:56
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i7-6700K-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
89.1% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 424
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 717
MC Mixed 683
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (141 fps cap detected)
52.5% Above average
Lighting 141
Reflection 141
Parallax 141
44% 141 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 141
Splatting 141
59% 141 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra 3D 500GB-$110
437GB free
Firmware: X61110RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 504
Write 345
Mixed 349
88% 400 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 23.1
130% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 76.2
DQ Mixed 14.8
33% 68.9 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 87%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$139
166GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 405
Mixed 422
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 27.3
156% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 47.3
DQ Write 99.6
DQ Mixed 114
75% 87 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 115%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$139
83GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 396
Mixed 417
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 43.1
174% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 47.1
DQ Write 99.6
DQ Mixed 27.8
34% 58.1 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
Transcend MTS800 M.2 128GB-$98
70GB free
Firmware: O0918B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 508
Write 151
Mixed 234
65% 298 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 19.6
113% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 96.2
DQ Mixed 19.3
54% 119 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
78% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 24.1
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 25.4
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 78%
Great: 88%
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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 20,309 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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: $1,238
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