Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 82.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20170623
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 10:37
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i5-6600K-$231
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 437
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 425
MC Float 420
MC Mixed 413
63% 419 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$210
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
76% Very good
Lighting 242
Reflection 202
Parallax 240
74% 228 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 216
Splatting 175
77% 180 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 414
Mixed 416
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 48.9
185% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 105
133% 238 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 116%
Great: 124%
Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 750GB
368GB free, PID 5031
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
32.4% Below average
Read 88.1
Write 78.6
Mixed 71
100% 79.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.76
4K Mixed 0.2
35% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$124
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1700 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
63.6% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 18.7
62% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 19.7
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 80%
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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 20,578 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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