Asus H170M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 16%
Desktop 45%
Workstation 29%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics6.96% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
MotherboardAsus H170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160509
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:27
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i5-6400-$182
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
69.5% Good
SC Int 90.7
SC Float 92.7
SC Mixed 92.7
74% 92 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 365
83% 364 Pts
MC Int 359
MC Float 384
MC Mixed 373
56% 372 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$234
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Relative performance (0th percentile)
6.96% Terrible
Lighting 13.7
Reflection 18.2
Parallax 20.2
5% 17.4 fps
MRender 18.8
Gravity 22.5
Splatting 17.9
8% 19.7 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 6.96%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
26.7% Poor
Read 43.6
Write 49.4
Mixed 46.1
35% 46.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.27
4K Write 0.52
4K Mixed 0.15
37% 0.31 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 26.7%
Great: 106%
Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 320GB
266GB free, PID 5021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
17.2% Very poor
Read 39.3
Write 37.2
Mixed 10.1
34% 28.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.33
49% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 17.2%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905622-057.A00G 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
66.6% Good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 21.1
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 18.9
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 77%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,414 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 17%
Desktop 64%
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus H170M-PLUS - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $586
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