Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 72%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151116
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 16:11
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
72% Very good
1-Core 105
2-Core 230
78% 167 Pts
4-Core 409
8-Core 393
55% 401 Pts
64-Core 444
30% 444 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$90
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 333
Write 252
Mixed 256
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 40.1
132% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 185
147% 201 MB/s
Poor: 37% Great: 83%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
217GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 157 159 158 161 161 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 137
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 158
99% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 106%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 16GB
8GB free, PID 6545
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.4 3.1 4.2 4.8 4.8 4.8 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
5.13% Terrible
Read 23.7
Write 20
Mixed 5.2
SusWrite 4.2
16% 13.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
12% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.13%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
GEIL CL16-16-16 D4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
66.5% Good
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 21
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 20.7
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 87%
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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 32,631 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,007
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HDDRAMUSB
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