Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 66.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive107% 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 16 '19 at 19:38
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$305
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
66.5% Good
1-Core 109
2-Core 192
72% 151 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 591
59% 467 Pts
64-Core 602
40% 602 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 307 306 302 295 200 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 433
Mixed 368
SusWrite 300
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 48.1
175% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 344
260% 350 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 107%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$45
503GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 121 122 118 118 121 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 136
Write 126
Mixed 87
SusWrite 118
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
138% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3007 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 31.7
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 25.2
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 105%
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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 33,862 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: 60% - Good Total price: $1,059
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HDDRAMUSB
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