Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 80.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160620
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 11 '17 at 23:42
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 119
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 403
QC Mixed 385
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 585
MC Float 671
MC Mixed 621
94% 626 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
67.1% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 183
Parallax 201
64% 198 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 196
Splatting 129
69% 160 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
169GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
62.7% Good
Read 103
Write 116
Mixed 111
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.19
56% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$195
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
64.3% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 19.3
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 20.2
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 106%
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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 14,224 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 - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,146
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HDDRAMUSB
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