Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180329
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 04:41
Run Duration212 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 143
115% 143 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 487
QC Mixed 454
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 805
MC Mixed 745
109% 734 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 416
Reflection 386
Parallax 406
128% 403 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 398
Splatting 243
128% 293 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 128%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$65
331GB free
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 402
Mixed 424
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 44
152% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 71.5
95% 172 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 102%
Great: 126%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$199
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 489
Write 343
Mixed 351
87% 394 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 20.2
124% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 37.9
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 62.1
64% 98.2 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 116%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$78
930GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 106
Write 98
Mixed 97.1
76% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.57
4K Mixed 0.52
138% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 500GB (2007)-$33
149GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
36.2% Below average
Read 61
Write 65
Mixed 62.5
47% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.34
92% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 51%
WD My Book 500GB
266GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
19.9% Very poor
Read 38.1
Write 38.8
Mixed 15
37% 30.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.36
78% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 19.9%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 23.3
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 23.5
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 87%
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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 20,629 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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