Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 77.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics49.9% 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)
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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160113
Uptime2 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 17:35
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$267
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Memory 84.5
1-Core 122
2-Core 222
83% 143 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 588
62% 484 Pts
64-Core 578
39% 578 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
Sapphire(174B E282) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1030 MHz, MLim: 1325 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
49.9% Average
Lighting 62.4
Reflection 66.1
Parallax 81.1
50% 69.9 fps
MRender 61.8
Gravity 61
Splatting 43.6
49% 55.5 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
IM2S3138E-128GM-B 128GB
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E27-HP
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 345
Write 162
Mixed 194
51% 234 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 30.1
123% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 209
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 108
102% 161 MB/s
Poor: 49% Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
522GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 104 104 108 106 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 103
Write 99.5
Mixed 62.8
SusWrite 106
68% 92.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
168% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$299
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
79.5% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 25.7
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 24.8
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 91%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 18,079 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $998
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