Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive152% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory19.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170623
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateDec 13 '17 at 00:28
Run Duration253 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$246
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Memory 87.6
1-Core 137
2-Core 275
94% 166 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 550
64% 487 Pts
64-Core 566
38% 566 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1614 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Lighting 286
Reflection 244
Parallax 269
75% 266 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 253
Splatting 172
70% 206 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$100
186GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 451
Mixed 505
108% 485 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 27
148% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 73.8
124% 241 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
Kingston A400 240GB-$28
96GB free
Firmware: SBFK71E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
47.8% Average
Read 281
Write 46.4
Mixed 327
48% 218 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 6.43
86% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 9.39
66% 151 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 102%
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
70GB free
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
76% Very good
Read 470
Write 230
Mixed 132
60% 277 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 13.2
114% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 31
80% 172 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 76%
Great: 84%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
45GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 413
Mixed 419
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 28.8
163% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 46
104% 216 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
27GB free
Firmware: SBFK71E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 248
Write 241
Mixed 289
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 4.62
86% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 6.63
56% 129 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 81%
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$147
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
152% Outstanding
Read 1,384
Write 555
Mixed 760
197% 900 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 26.3
161% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 505
DQ Mixed 26.5
116% 249 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 152%
Great: 188%
WD WD5000AAVS-00ZTB0 500GB
151GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
30.6% Below average
Read 54.5
Write 51.6
Mixed 51.1
39% 52.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.37
100% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMK16GX4M2A2400C16 CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 CMK16GX4M2A2400C16 CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 24GB
2667, 2667, 2667, 2667 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 27.3
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 31.3
SC Mixed 22.7
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 85%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 11,248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $973
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