Asus Z170I PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 87.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive137% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170I PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateMar 01 '21 at 19:59
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Memory 92.9
1-Core 131
2-Core 256
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 466
65% 472 Pts
64-Core 480
32% 480 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1602 MHz, MLim: 2031 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.9% Above average
Lighting 61.9
Reflection 75.5
Parallax 65.3
50% 67.6 fps
MRender 78.8
Gravity 64.8
Splatting 60.9
54% 68.2 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$290
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 212 73 87 80 48 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Read 1,054
Write 373
Mixed 491
SusWrite 127
112% 511 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 49.9
198% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,024
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 341
319% 520 MB/s
Poor: 128%
This bench: 137%
Great: 239%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
175GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 125 121 128 130 131 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 97
Write 82.6
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 124
67% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
50% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 109%
WD WD2500BEVS-22UST0 250GB
147GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
24.9% Poor
Read 45.5
Write 46
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 41
30% 41.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
126% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 24.9%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 25.4
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 24
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170I PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 2,096 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170I PRO GAMING - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $975
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