Asus Z170-DELUXE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
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 88.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-DELUXE  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 19 '18 at 13:26
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 419
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 619
MC Float 693
MC Mixed 678
99% 663 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Lighting 272
Reflection 245
Parallax 279
85% 265 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 257
Splatting 171
86% 199 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
438GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 410
Mixed 417
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 46.4
172% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 126
134% 222 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 110%
Great: 135%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
279GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 378
Write 329
Mixed 323
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 31
126% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 21.1
65% 142 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 134%
Samsung XP941 PCIe M.2 256GB
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UXM6501Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 726
Write 637
Mixed 651
150% 671 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 23.4
124% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 32.7
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 23.1
48% 90.2 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 110%
Great: 148%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$181
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.4% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 22.4
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 22
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 83.6
48% 83.6 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 120%
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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 2,029 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus Z170-DELUXE - $303

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,528
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HDDRAMUSB
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