Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics98.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive384% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 22 '19 at 18:47
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$190
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Memory 90.4
1-Core 136
2-Core 271
94% 166 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 520
70% 516 Pts
64-Core 429
29% 429 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98.3% Outstanding
Lighting 388
Reflection 364
Parallax 383
102% 378 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 374
Splatting 241
99% 274 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$185
556GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2146 2046 1577 1504 1474 1515 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
384% Outstanding
Read 2,632
Write 2,468
Mixed 1,941
SusWrite 1,710
491% 2,188 MB/s
4K Read 68.4
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 97
327% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1844
DQ Write 1,432
DQ Mixed 1,506
1,162% 1,594 MB/s
Poor: 220%
This bench: 384%
Great: 376%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
44GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 8,953
Write 7,681
Mixed 7,825
1,817% 8,153 MB/s
4K Read 767
4K Write 348
4K Mixed 401
1,860% 505 MB/s
DQ Read 1,888
DQ Write 1,592
DQ Mixed 1740
1,303% 1,740 MB/s
Poor: 73% Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$135
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
79.4% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 25.8
80% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 23.2
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 8,309 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,070
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