Asus Z170M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. 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 85.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime12.8 Days
Run DateJan 14 '20 at 23:12
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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 i5-6600K-$175
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 234
86% 181 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 482
67% 487 Pts
64-Core 492
33% 492 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Lighting 294
Reflection 288
Parallax 299
77% 294 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 275
Splatting 225
76% 234 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 309 306 292 283 268 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 310
Mixed 304
SusWrite 293
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 44.1
176% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 243
209% 310 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 107%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
708GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 126 144 147 147 147 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 154
Mixed 102
SusWrite 140
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
228% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial UDIMM DDR4 2400 C16 1x16GB-$60
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2546 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
47.4% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 16.6
MC Mixed 14.1
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 14.8
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 47%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170M-PLUS Builds (Compare 2,759 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Z170M-PLUS - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $728
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