Asus Z170M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 87.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics95.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 14 '19 at 15:21
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Memory 96
1-Core 120
2-Core 239
88% 152 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 458
63% 458 Pts
64-Core 460
31% 460 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
95.2% Outstanding
Lighting 380
Reflection 361
Parallax 410
100% 384 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 358
Splatting 219
96% 264 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$75
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 8,036
Write 7,956
Mixed 7,846
1,777% 7,946 MB/s
4K Read 639
4K Write 313
4K Mixed 376
1,616% 443 MB/s
DQ Read 1,906
DQ Write 1,544
DQ Mixed 1,730
1,293% 1,726 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 116%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$152
131GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 175 180 168 171 161 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 137
Write 142
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 172
85% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2800 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 32.9
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 29.5
86% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 100%
Great: 100%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170M-PLUS Builds (Compare 681 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z170M-PLUS - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $719
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