Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 82.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive118% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 16 '19 at 05:26
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$276
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Memory 94.8
1-Core 97.1
2-Core 199
78% 130 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 561
60% 468 Pts
64-Core 600
40% 600 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2312 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 112
260% 112 fps
Poor: 71% Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 306 305 288 187 137 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 467
Mixed 381
SusWrite 268
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 61.9
212% 75.4 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 348
262% 351 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$47
546GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 133 132 133 132 133 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 134
Write 134
Mixed 97.5
SusWrite 133
92% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3007 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 31.9
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 37.9
SC Mixed 27.9
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 57.7
69% 57.7 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 12,908 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $974
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