Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 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 48.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics67.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive39.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (49%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1656 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160111
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 24 '19 at 15:34
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 49%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
48.4% Average
1-Core 104
2-Core 176
68% 140 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 356
41% 313 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
67.7% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 187
Parallax 205
63% 198 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 199
Splatting 141
71% 166 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$22
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 116 2.9 83 3.4 54 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
39.7% Below average
Read 305
Write 105
Mixed 94.2
SusWrite 55
31% 140 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 39.8
4K Mixed 17.1
70% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 53.7
DQ Write 75.9
DQ Mixed 85.9
59% 71.8 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 185 184 186 186 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 121
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 184
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT4G4DFS8213.8FA11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
66.1% Good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 21.7
70% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 15.9
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 80.2
50% 80.2 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 76%
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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 29,693 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,058
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