Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics33.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
Boot Drive88% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151116
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateSep 23 '17 at 21:02
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$197
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Memory 94.4
1-Core 129
2-Core 228
89% 151 Pts
4-Core 493
8-Core 516
68% 505 Pts
64-Core 501
34% 501 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
MSI(1462 3201) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below potential (48th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
33.5% Below average
Lighting 43.8
Reflection 41.3
Parallax 38.1
35% 41.1 fps
MRender 39.4
Gravity 38.6
Splatting 34.5
31% 37.5 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Ignite M2 120GB
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 520
Write 291
Mixed 417
91% 409 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 15.1
124% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 61.5
118% 234 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 88%
Great: 88%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$45
700GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 112
Write 144
Mixed 144
101% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.14
74% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
GEIL CL15-15-15 D4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
74.1% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 22.7
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 16.2
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 20,357 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,185
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