Asus Z170M-PLUS

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 (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive101% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (82%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160509
Uptime5 Days
Run DateJan 13 '21 at 21:03
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 82%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$187
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Memory 89.9
1-Core 130
2-Core 253
90% 158 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 458
64% 467 Pts
64-Core 480
32% 480 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 93%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 315 296 213 155 157 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 436
Write 409
Mixed 361
SusWrite 252
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 54.5
164% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 356
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 101%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
65.7% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 19.3
65% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 20.7
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170M-PLUS - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $825
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