Asus Z170M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics61.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.3% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory23.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160509
Uptime5.3 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 05:34
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Memory 84.5
1-Core 91.4
2-Core 176
70% 117 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 416
47% 360 Pts
64-Core 526
35% 526 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
61.1% Good
Lighting 77.6
Reflection 83
Parallax 73.8
63% 78.2 fps
MRender 78.2
Gravity 72.6
Splatting 66.1
59% 72.3 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$70
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 300 290 255 251 203 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 286
Mixed 273
SusWrite 267
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 36.4
135% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 208
193% 299 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 131%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$65
422GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 95 95 98 97 97 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 104
Write 102
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 95.8
65% 88.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL16G26C16U4R.16FE 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2187 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
39.4% Below average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 12.1
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 11.9
34% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 94%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,565 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170M-PLUS - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $970
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