Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics4.81% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive89.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160113
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 16:19
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-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 Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 125
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 445
QC Mixed 452
100% 442 Pts
MC Int 634
MC Float 709
MC Mixed 676
101% 673 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550 Ti-$250
Nvidia(10DE 089C) 2GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 950 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
4.81% Terrible
Lighting 17
Reflection 16.9
Parallax 16.1
5% 16.7 fps
MRender 10.9
Gravity 9.6
Splatting 12.8
4% 11.1 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 4.81%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 509
Write 426
Mixed 468
104% 468 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 31.9
133% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 27.4
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 19.9
29% 52 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$86
862GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 165
Mixed 165
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.24
86% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 113%
Samsun HD103SI 1TB
832GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 96.4
Write 99.2
Mixed 90.9
72% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.4
101% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 62%
Seagate ST310005 28AS 1TB
337GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 107
Write 97.2
Mixed 91.7
74% 98.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.47
99% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$70
136GB free
Firmware: CC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 82.2
Write 106
Mixed 81.5
67% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 0.92
4K Mixed 0.53
91% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
84.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 26.3
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 32.1
SC Mixed 26.1
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 96%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 20,505 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $976
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