Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics44% 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 Drive74.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150902
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 09 '17 at 09:17
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$312
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 523
QC Float 557
QC Mixed 545
123% 542 Pts
MC Int 724
MC Float 820
MC Mixed 784
116% 776 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
44% Average
Lighting 150
Reflection 122
Parallax 134
45% 135 fps
MRender 84.3
Gravity 129
Splatting 87.2
44% 100 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Z400s 256GB-$99
104GB free
Firmware: Z2201000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 484
Write 327
Mixed 391
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 4.39
87% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 25.9
81% 173 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 79%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 117
Write 158
Mixed 118
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 5.26
4K Mixed 0.64
190% 2.14 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 102%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$60
998GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 151
Write 124
Mixed 125
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 0.58
4K Mixed 0.2
61% 0.48 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 109%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
416GB free
Firmware: GM4OA5CA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
44% Average
Read 74
Write 79
Mixed 85.7
60% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.43
90% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 44%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$189
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 32
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 31.9
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
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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 14,157 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,163
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