Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151116
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 09:43
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i7-6700-$320
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 97.3
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 414
90% 399 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 655
MC Mixed 622
92% 618 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$221
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
73.4% Very good
Lighting 214
Reflection 181
Parallax 304
76% 233 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 206
Splatting 135
71% 164 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Gold 2TB (2016)-$116
1.5TB free
Firmware: RR07 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 60% Great: 116%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
719GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 120
Write 118
Mixed 120
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.12
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.5
130% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 73%
WD Gold 1TB (2016)-$70
708GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RR04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 173
Mixed 179
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 6.85
4K Write 3.21
4K Mixed 0.49
400% 3.52 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 121%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
76.2% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 24
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 22.7
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 84%
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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 18,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,037
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