Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics92.9% 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 Drive81.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160119
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 13:50
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 14%
Watch Gameplay: 2060S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600-$190
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Memory 81
1-Core 110
2-Core 215
78% 136 Pts
4-Core 411
8-Core 419
56% 415 Pts
64-Core 348
23% 348 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
Asus(1043 870D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
92.9% Outstanding
Lighting 347
Reflection 288
Parallax 369
91% 335 fps
MRender 335
Gravity 312
Splatting 216
93% 288 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 240GB-$60
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 400i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 200 168 155 129 123 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 357
Write 255
Mixed 271
SusWrite 164
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 82.2
4K Mixed 40.1
148% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 250
192% 261 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 96%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
62GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 299 297 298 299 287 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 457
Mixed 368
SusWrite 302
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 53.2
178% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 313
235% 315 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 198 198 199 199 199 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 152
Mixed 84.7
SusWrite 197
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 32GB
30GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.3 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.3 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
11% Very poor
Read 20.1
Write 13.4
Mixed 14
SusWrite 4.6
16% 13 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 2.5
168% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 11%
Great: 17%
WD Elements 2TB
846GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 81 83 83 82 82 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
31.2% Below average
Read 82.4
Write 82.8
Mixed 28
SusWrite 82.1
91% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
29% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$119
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 28
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 22
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 11,260 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $973
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HDDRAMUSB
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