Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
Run History
9 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170623
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 03:18
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 548
QC Mixed 542
120% 528 Pts
MC Int 745
MC Float 827
MC Mixed 805
118% 792 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 109%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 1962) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1481 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
37.6% Below average
Lighting 116
Reflection 101
Parallax 95.7
34% 104 fps
MRender 80.1
Gravity 119
Splatting 81.5
40% 93.5 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 400GB-$465
237GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0171 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 116% Great: 225%
HyperX Savage 240GB-$87
223GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 484
Mixed 481
109% 487 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 13.3
105% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 12.5
106% 247 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3100 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 31.3
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 32.6
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 102%
Great: 124%
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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 20,544 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: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $974
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HDDRAMUSB
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