Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 94.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime17.6 Days
Run DateMar 01 '17 at 11:23
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$215
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 523
QC Mixed 497
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 522
MC Mixed 504
75% 504 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
66.8% Good
Lighting 213
Reflection 180
Parallax 200
64% 198 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 191
Splatting 127
68% 158 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 500GB (2012)-$61
229GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 149
Write 161
Mixed 132
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.35
114% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$141
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 26.6
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 24.6
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 81.3%
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 17,264 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,131
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HDDRAMUSB
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