Asus Z170-DELUXE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 94.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics44.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive93.2% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-DELUXE  (all builds)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime2 Days
Run DateSep 01 '16 at 01:48
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 486
QC Float 505
QC Mixed 500
113% 497 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 483
MC Mixed 487
72% 483 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.6909
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
44.7% Average
Lighting 154
Reflection 123
Parallax 136
46% 138 fps
MRender 83.8
Gravity 131
Splatting 89.2
44% 101 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$110
199GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 481
Mixed 502
111% 495 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 22.3
111% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 21
74% 170 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 124%
Samsung Flash Drive DUO 32GB
26GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
31% Below average
Read 141
Write 30
Mixed 78.4
89% 83.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.93
4K Write 0.92
4K Mixed 1.22
91% 2.36 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 31%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x16GB-$370
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.3% Average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 13.2
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 11.7
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 78.3
51% 78.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-DELUXE Builds (Compare 1,677 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-DELUXE - $303

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,726
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