Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 91.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics49.2% 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 Drive224% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory8.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170623
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMay 28 '21 at 22:07
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$197
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Memory 89
1-Core 142
2-Core 282
96% 171 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 538
74% 543 Pts
64-Core 542
36% 542 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (45th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
49.2% Average
Lighting 59.7
Reflection 70.2
Parallax 69.8
48% 66.6 fps
MRender 69.4
Gravity 61.1
Splatting 54.6
50% 61.7 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
364GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P4CR324 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1153 1577 1542 1534 646 458 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
224% Outstanding
Read 1,161
Write 1,543
Mixed 1,223
SusWrite 1,152
287% 1,270 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 65.9
216% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 896
DQ Write 892
DQ Mixed 1,119
779% 969 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 224%
Great: 347%
CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB
460GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 144 410 139 50 83 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 434
Write 387
Mixed 57.4
SusWrite 145
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 29
4K Mixed 0.8
48% 17 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 49.4
DQ Mixed 0.9
30% 75.5 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
303GB free
Firmware: HP74
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 91 77 104 104 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 68.5
Write 41.4
Mixed 46.3
SusWrite 96.4
46% 63.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
111% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 78%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$53
247GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 112 100 91 115 117 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
63% Good
Read 111
Write 127
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 108
68% 94.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 63%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C12 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
69.4% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 22.4
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 21.4
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 20,368 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,185
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