Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics63% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive165% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory7.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime4.5 Days
Run DateOct 19 '20 at 00:37
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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-$188
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61.6% Good
Memory 66
1-Core 92.3
2-Core 185
66% 114 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 331
45% 331 Pts
64-Core 345
23% 345 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
MSI(1462 3177) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
63% Good
Lighting 79
Reflection 79.8
Parallax 77.2
65% 78.6 fps
MRender 76.7
Gravity 72
Splatting 64.4
45% 71 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 63%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$109
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 600 267 256 253 250 241 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Read 1,915
Write 1,416
Mixed 844
SusWrite 311
248% 1,121 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 49.6
175% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 487
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 284
227% 326 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 165%
Great: 274%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
41GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 132 138 139 141 135 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 120
Write 122
Mixed 81
SusWrite 136
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 108%
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 @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
52.2% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 18.5
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 16.3
44% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 13,212 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $974
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HDDRAMUSB
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