Asus Z170-PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-PRO  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateSep 12 '18 at 23:17
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i5-6600K-$234
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
78.4% Very good
SC Int 87.5
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 106
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 412
94% 413 Pts
MC Int 389
MC Float 448
MC Mixed 395
61% 411 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1338 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.5.2
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
69.9% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 183
Parallax 278
72% 223 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 197
Splatting 130
68% 158 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 119 87 68 85 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 430
Write 432
Mixed 366
SusWrite 110
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 63.3
214% 77.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 361
271% 361 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 107%
Great: 122%
Mushkin MKNSSDSR1TB 1TB
812GB free
Firmware: R0327B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 419 419 417 417 416 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 420
Mixed 399
SusWrite 418
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 25.5
140% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 40.5
102% 210 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$176
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
72.5% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 21.7
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 23.1
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 124%
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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 Builds (Compare 1,476 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-PRO - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $951
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