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 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 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.
Boot Drive110% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 16 '19 at 19:40
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 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 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 110
2-Core 220
77% 165 Pts
4-Core 363
8-Core 595
61% 479 Pts
64-Core 610
41% 610 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2307 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Relative performance n/a - GPU benchmark error
Poor: 69% Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 258 279 273 293 296 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 430
Mixed 389
SusWrite 291
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 54.4
187% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 348
262% 351 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 110%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$45
512GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 123 125 127 128 125 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 119
Write 141
Mixed 62.7
SusWrite 123
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
192% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69.7%
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 @ 3007 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 37.9
MC Mixed 31.6
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 37.2
SC Mixed 27.1
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 97.3%
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 33,787 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: $1,054
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $58SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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