Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 84.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics32.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 04 '20 at 08:08
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$190
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Memory 88.1
1-Core 125
2-Core 248
88% 154 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 461
64% 467 Pts
64-Core 469
32% 469 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 442.74
Performing below potential (70th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
32.7% Below average
Lighting 136
Reflection 115
Parallax 139
36% 130 fps
MRender 81.4
Gravity 120
Splatting 82.8
33% 94.8 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 32.7%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 443
Write 378
Mixed 357
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 60.4
199% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 74% Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 188 189 190 188 191 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 156
Mixed 84.2
SusWrite 189
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
64.3% Good
MC Read 23.8
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 19.3
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 19.6
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 9,759 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,067
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