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 way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive70.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150902
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateDec 13 '19 at 09:50
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6400-$179
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
41.5% Average
1-Core 24.6
2-Core 94.1
25% 59.3 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 367
48% 354 Pts
64-Core 367
25% 367 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$75
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 91 93 90 90 100 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 433
Write 412
Mixed 368
SusWrite 126
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 28.9
98% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 355
262% 343 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
420GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 169 171 171 170 171 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 128
Write 112
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 170
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK16GX4M2A2400C14 0215 CMK8GX4M1A2400C16 16GB
2187, 2187 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
37.7% Below average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 13.1
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 8.3
24% 8.37 GB/s
Latency 135
30% 135 ns
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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 35,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,011
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HDDRAMUSB
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