Asus Z170M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics83.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive164% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime4.6 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 22:54
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$188
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Memory 84.4
1-Core 127
2-Core 253
88% 155 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 479
65% 478 Pts
64-Core 486
33% 486 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Lighting 105
Reflection 106
Parallax 102
85% 104 fps
MRender 93.7
Gravity 103
Splatting 98.2
82% 98.4 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB-$223
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 377 383 397 391 375 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Read 1455
Write 946
Mixed 658
SusWrite 398
191% 864 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 53
192% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 701
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 496
370% 502 MB/s
Poor: 114%
This bench: 164%
Great: 218%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
249GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 435 459 465 461 467 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 442
Mixed 402
SusWrite 438
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 62.7
206% 71.8 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 127%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
750GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 171 172 172 167 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 161
Mixed 81
SusWrite 170
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
GKE800UD51208-2133AH 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
77.8% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 25.1
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 23.5
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 79%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
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: 61% - Good Total price: $858
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