Asus Z170M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 99.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics55.6% 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 Drive97% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 00:10
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 138
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 581
QC Mixed 490
117% 516 Pts
MC Int 679
MC Float 813
MC Mixed 750
112% 747 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
Asus(1043 04FD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.8.2
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
55.6% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 177
Parallax 212
52% 177 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 141
Splatting 129
58% 138 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$178
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 368 367 290 282 375 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 376
Mixed 338
SusWrite 341
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 37.2
140% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 198
177% 266 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 97%
Great: 105%
Kingston A400 480GB-$71
232GB free
Firmware: SBFK71B1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 634 204 56 49 63 66 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 38% Great: 91%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$60
582GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 133 132 135 136 136 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
78.9% Very good
Read 141
Write 137
Mixed 31
SusWrite 134
80% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
182% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
79.8% Very good
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 22.4
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 25.3
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 79.8%
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 Z170M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,557 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170M-PLUS - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $756
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