Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 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 80.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics50% 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 Drive83.5% 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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:35
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 116
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 388
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 573
MC Float 686
MC Mixed 636
94% 632 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
50% Average
Lighting 152
Reflection 141
Parallax 155
47% 149 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 146
Splatting 96
52% 120 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 50%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 240GB-$62
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 117 118 54 54 54 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 480
Write 54.2
Mixed 312
SusWrite 75.9
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 47
162% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 79.7
92% 164 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 94%
Seagate ST31000340NS 1TB-$57
930GB free
Firmware: SN06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 105 107 106 107 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 106
Write 106
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 106
68% 93 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
68.7% Good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 20.4
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 19.3
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 104%
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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 18,188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,047
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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