Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics117% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 12:59
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$223
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 481
QC Mixed 438
100% 442 Pts
MC Int 408
MC Float 469
MC Mixed 438
66% 438 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 373
Reflection 356
Parallax 372
115% 367 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 371
Splatting 235
118% 269 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 117%
Great: 131%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
9.8% Terrible
Lighting 24.7
Reflection 31.6
Parallax 26.1
8% 27.5 fps
MRender 24.2
Gravity 22.4
Splatting 37.8
11% 28.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 9.8%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$58
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 123 142 141 131 128 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 163
Write 172
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 130
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
392GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 149 150 149 151 153 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 159
Write 106
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 151
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 28.3
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 34.3
SC Mixed 29.2
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 25,906 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,010
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