Asus H170M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 75.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.48% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive72.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (50%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus H170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 26 '20 at 00:44
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU 50%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Memory 84.7
1-Core 113
2-Core 208
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 577
59% 468 Pts
64-Core 524
35% 524 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8935
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
5.48% Terrible
Lighting 6.5
Reflection 8.3
Parallax 7.6
5% 7.47 fps
MRender 9.1
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 10.5
6% 8.77 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.48%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 500GB-$59
311GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 263 298 284 303 297 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 395
Write 269
Mixed 184
SusWrite 277
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 17.6
4K Mixed 25.1
87% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 169
161% 256 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 118%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
714GB free
Firmware: 0A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 59 62 61 63 60 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
40.5% Average
Read 80.2
Write 77.3
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 60.5
55% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
73.9% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.3
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 27.1
SC Mixed 22.7
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus H170M-PLUS - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $608
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