Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics92.5% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150924
Uptime2 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 22:45
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Memory 94.1
1-Core 125
2-Core 232
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 609
65% 505 Pts
64-Core 624
42% 624 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
PNY(196E 1344) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
92.5% Outstanding
Lighting 352
Reflection 295
Parallax 369
92% 339 fps
MRender 305
Gravity 319
Splatting 212
93% 279 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 122%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung Portable SSD T5 1TB
179GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 391 395 299 368 395 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
76.8% Very good
Read 397
Write 388
Mixed 374
SusWrite 372
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 43.9
4K Mixed 29.6
97% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 191
141% 183 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 97%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$71
449GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 73 90 101 107 112 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 172
Write 138
Mixed 112
SusWrite 91.9
95% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
239% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2800 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 27
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 26.2
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 11,353 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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