Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (10th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 90 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 55%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics117% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive108% 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.
Very high background CPU (47%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 04:53
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 47%

 PC Performing way below expectations (10th 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
55% Above average
SC Int 32.1
SC Float 44.7
SC Mixed 57.7
36% 44.8 Pts
QC Int 208
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 277
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 570
MC Float 639
MC Mixed 653
93% 621 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 55%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$690
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 96.2
Reflection 239
Parallax 552
81% 296 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 458
Splatting 269
143% 326 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 117%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$160
232GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Read 505
Write 365
Mixed 433
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 29.9
4K Mixed 26.6
80% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 72
92% 164 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 103%
Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 240GB-$141
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: OC34L5TA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 1,121
Write 621
Mixed 630
174% 790 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 11.1
70% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 79.5
DQ Mixed 19.6
38% 78.4 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 108%
Great: 158%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 7.6
22% 7.73 GB/s
Latency 96.7
41% 96.7 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 120%
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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 24,161 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,020
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