Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics33.5% 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 Drive54.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160513
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 14:51
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$267
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Memory 89.8
1-Core 116
2-Core 205
81% 137 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 424
52% 391 Pts
64-Core 468
31% 468 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Gainward(10B0 1184) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
33.5% Below average
Lighting 38.3
Reflection 36
Parallax 50.6
31% 41.6 fps
MRender 49.5
Gravity 44.5
Splatting 34
36% 42.6 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Agility 3 240GB-$199
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 103 116 106 106 108 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 97.5
Write 172
Mixed 158
SusWrite 108
30% 134 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 33.2
118% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 144
118% 167 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 66%
WD Blue 250GB (2008)-$53
209GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 91 90 87 89 91 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
51% Above average
Read 87.7
Write 88.2
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 89.6
60% 81.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 51%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
44.8% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 14.2
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 11.9
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 15,610 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: $966
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