Asus Z170M-PLUS/BR

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive71.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170M-PLUS/BR  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180503
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateDec 26 '20 at 23:18
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Memory 90.6
1-Core 131
2-Core 247
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 661
70% 548 Pts
64-Core 658
44% 658 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 97%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP300 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$30
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM11.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 1.9 5.3 7 8.1 9 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Read 606
Write 381
Mixed 414
SusWrite 34.7
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 27.4
123% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 158
124% 172 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 123%
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB-$190
93GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 220 221 225 215 224 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 374
Write 274
Mixed 279
SusWrite 218
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 41.7
162% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 257
199% 273 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 90%
Kingston A400 480GB-$55
38GB free
Firmware: SBFKK1B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 340 24 28 24 29 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 414
Write 360
Mixed 359
SusWrite 146
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 39.1
148% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 169
158% 242 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
339GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 119 119 121 120 118 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 155
Write 114
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 118
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
41.1% Average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11.9
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 13.3
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 44%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170M-PLUS/BR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $635
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