Asus Z170-PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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.
Graphics79.6% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-PRO  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 19:26
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Memory 93.7
1-Core 141
2-Core 253
94% 162 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 691
70% 555 Pts
64-Core 663
44% 663 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2130 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
79.6% Very good
Lighting 99
Reflection 107
Parallax 99.1
80% 102 fps
MRender 98.2
Gravity 97.8
Splatting 94.6
79% 96.9 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 89 99 101 104 108 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 154
Write 148
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 98.4
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
175GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 184 182 184 184 185 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 109
Write 107
Mixed 59.1
SusWrite 184
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 84%
Great: 114%
Seagate ST9320325AS 320GB-$35
57GB free
Firmware: 0003SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 28 16 31 28 18 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
25.6% Poor
Read 64.3
Write 41.4
Mixed 28.9
SusWrite 25
29% 39.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
83% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 25.6%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D26BFSCK.8FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2960 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
86% Excellent
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 25.6
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 32.8
SC Mixed 25
71% 25 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86%
Great: 97%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-PRO Builds (Compare 1,316 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-PRO - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,145
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