Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 69.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics17.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive110% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 17 '19 at 06:40
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700-$259
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
69.4% Good
1-Core 109
2-Core 206
75% 158 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 583
61% 476 Pts
64-Core 598
40% 598 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (59 fps cap detected)
17.2% Very poor
Lighting 59.6
Reflection 58.8
Parallax 58.8
16% 59.1 fps
MRender 59.6
Gravity 58.8
Splatting 59.6
17% 59.3 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 17.2%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 299 287 292 292 175 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 452
Mixed 360
SusWrite 289
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 61.2
181% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 340
256% 343 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 110%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$45
584GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 137 138 138 137 138 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 165
Write 91.8
Mixed 90
SusWrite 138
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.3% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 23.5
76% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 22
64% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 69.1
58% 69.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 103%
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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 33,790 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,053
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