Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics97% 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 Drive63.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime14.2 Days
Run DateJun 14 '17 at 11:31
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 26%

 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 120
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 378
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 510
MC Float 590
MC Mixed 588
84% 563 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$519
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Lighting 344
Reflection 317
Parallax 323
104% 328 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 326
Splatting 148
92% 204 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 97%
Great: 142%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4534
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
8.94% Terrible
Lighting 20.7
Reflection 25.9
Parallax 24.1
7% 23.6 fps
MRender 19.8
Gravity 20.9
Splatting 38.8
11% 26.5 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.94%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 540s Series 120GB
31GB free
Firmware: LSF031C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 515
Write 85.6
Mixed 140
53% 247 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 51.7
4K Mixed 18.6
92% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 63.9
95% 179 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 179
Mixed 178
141% 188 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.18
84% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 111%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$64
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
79% Very good
Read 155
Write 121
Mixed 121
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.24
92% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 79%
Great: 87%
PHD 3.0 Silicon-Power 1TB
303GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
33.9% Below average
Read 78.9
Write 80.5
Mixed 61.6
94% 73.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.21
62% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMK16GX4M2A2133C13 CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 CMK16GX4M2A2133C13 CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 24GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
64.9% Good
MC Read 23.8
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 19.4
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 18.3
54% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
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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 13,108 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,112
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