Asus Z170-PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 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 81.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics169% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive153% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z170-PRO  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 08 '20 at 08:44
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 26%
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 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Memory 95
1-Core 128
2-Core 224
88% 149 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 527
58% 447 Pts
64-Core 579
39% 579 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
MSI(1462 3896) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 457.09
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
169% Outstanding
Lighting 193
Reflection 220
Parallax 279
156% 231 fps
MRender 283
Gravity 219
Splatting 136
184% 213 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 169%
Great: 225%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$85
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 554 566 590 572 556 545 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
153% Outstanding
Read 875
Write 1,079
Mixed 526
SusWrite 564
171% 761 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 38
157% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,026
DQ Write 622
DQ Mixed 694
552% 781 MB/s
Poor: 187%
This bench: 153%
Great: 320%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$205
94GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 369 430 440 447 455 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 451
Mixed 351
SusWrite 411
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 40.2
147% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 353
267% 360 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 106%
Great: 123%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$96
529GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 360 420 427 436 441 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 413
Mixed 349
SusWrite 400
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 32.5
129% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 268
218% 306 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
104GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 96 98 97 96 98 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 95.8
Write 101
Mixed 61.7
SusWrite 96.9
65% 88.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
221% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$89
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 34.1
106% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 31.5
90% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-PRO Builds (Compare 1,312 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-PRO - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,149
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11400F $220Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $45
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Intel Core i7-10700K $285Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $94SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $100G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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