Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 87%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics172% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170623
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 12:38
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$342
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
87% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 122
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 422
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 632
MC Float 722
MC Mixed 688
102% 681 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 87%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$695
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
172% Outstanding
Lighting 558
Reflection 523
Parallax 635
181% 572 fps
MRender 276
Gravity 546
Splatting 296
165% 372 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 172%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 000F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 146 181 176 175 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 430
Write 188
Mixed 223
SusWrite 172
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 13.3
111% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 28.6
49% 95.7 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 73%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$84
231GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 285 310 311 310 309 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 428
Mixed 376
SusWrite 322
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 62.2
213% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 354
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 120%
Great: 123%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$92
440GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 386 466 469 470 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 450
Write 445
Mixed 417
SusWrite 424
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 54.7
201% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 122%
Great: 129%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
297GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 385 465 469 470 463 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 428
Mixed 372
SusWrite 451
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 58.5
210% 78.5 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 127%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
69.6% Good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 20.2
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 20.9
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 79%
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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 24,023 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,077
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