Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 86.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 05:48
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 420
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 573
MC Float 688
MC Mixed 640
95% 634 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
PNY(196E 11D8) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
72.1% Very good
Lighting 223
Reflection 200
Parallax 210
68% 211 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 213
Splatting 170
76% 176 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 220 220 213 224 217 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 466
Mixed 390
SusWrite 244
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 56.5
192% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 356
268% 360 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 110%
Great: 124%
WD Elements 25A2 2TB
711GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 101 101 101 101 101 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 168
Write 124
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 102
152% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.3
168% 2 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 27.1
93% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 35.5
SC Mixed 27.6
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 92.6%
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 22,324 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: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $982
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $101Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $115SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $780SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $125SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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