Asus Z170-P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics21.6% 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)
Boot Drive101% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z170-P  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150813
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 20:34
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 way above expectations (97th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Memory 91.4
1-Core 106
2-Core 209
80% 135 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 438
60% 438 Pts
64-Core 384
26% 384 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$240
Sapphire(1DA2 E348) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1216 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.12.1
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
21.6% Poor
Lighting 26.7
Reflection 28.3
Parallax 37.5
22% 30.8 fps
MRender 28.9
Gravity 27.7
Splatting 32.7
18% 29.8 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 21.6%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 261 145 137 136 138 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 423
Mixed 357
SusWrite 205
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 50
176% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 330
250% 337 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 101%
Great: 131%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB-$89
217GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 71 72 72 72 72 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
41.1% Average
Read 71.5
Write 71.5
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 71.2
47% 64.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
118% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 44%
UFD 2.0 Silicon-Power4G 4GB
4GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.8 6.9 8.1 8 7.1 8 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
4.36% Terrible
Read 10.8
Write 5.2
Mixed 4.3
SusWrite 7.3
9% 6.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
19% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.36%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3007 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
53.5% Above average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 17.4
52% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 16.3
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-P Builds (Compare 3,759 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z170-P - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $644
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