Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 79.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics45.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive117% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory10.7 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 07:07
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Memory 87.7
1-Core 109
2-Core 208
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 594
62% 489 Pts
64-Core 591
40% 591 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45.9% Average
Lighting 55
Reflection 63.4
Parallax 51.6
44% 56.7 fps
MRender 78.6
Gravity 55
Splatting 71.7
48% 68.4 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 300 300 301 288 277 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 475
Write 465
Mixed 375
SusWrite 309
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 59.9
206% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 341
257% 344 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 117%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$45
584GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 138 138 137 138 137 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 167
Write 80.7
Mixed 93.5
SusWrite 137
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
188% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$102
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: How to enable XMP
75.2% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 23.3
76% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 21.8
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 18,806 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,127
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