Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics47.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 08 '20 at 11:14
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 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 Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$276
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Memory 93.6
1-Core 136
2-Core 252
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 693
73% 570 Pts
64-Core 652
44% 652 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$325
CLim: 1010 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.20
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
47.5% Average
Lighting 200
Reflection 155
Parallax 263
52% 206 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 172
Splatting 174
48% 158 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$67
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 73 87 87 84 84 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 209
Write 123
Mixed 176
SusWrite 85.5
33% 149 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 31.9
123% 44.4 MB/s
DQ Read 80.6
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 70.9
64% 94 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 72%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$27
652GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 188 185 188 187 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 178
Mixed 75.4
SusWrite 187
111% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$59
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
41.9% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 12.3
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 14.1
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 11,054 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,002
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