Asus H170M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics36.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive49.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus H170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160215
Uptime23.8 Days
Run DateJul 01 '18 at 13:26
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU4%

 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 i5-6400-$182
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
68.9% Good
SC Int 95.9
SC Float 91.8
SC Mixed 79.7
71% 89.1 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 397
QC Mixed 382
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 371
MC Float 390
MC Mixed 385
57% 382 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Asus(1043 854E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1291 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
36.5% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 100
Parallax 110
36% 110 fps
MRender 81.1
Gravity 103
Splatting 72.1
37% 85.5 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 49 121 25 4 136 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 419
Write 292
Mixed 267
SusWrite 87.8
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 16.6
79% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 62.5
DQ Mixed 38.5
43% 73.4 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 59%
WD Purple 1TB (2014)-$55
516GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 78 79 77 79 80 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 91.3
Write 78.3
Mixed 45.4
SusWrite 78.2
54% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 87%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
207GB free
Firmware: 0708
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 85 97 107 107 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
43% Average
Read 51.9
Write 129
Mixed 107
SusWrite 97.4
72% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
164% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 43%
Great: 63%
Seagate Expansion 500GB
59GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 79 79 80 81 80 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 84.7
Write 81.7
Mixed 47.9
SusWrite 79.9
54% 73.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 1x8GB-$178
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
43.8% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 13.1
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.9
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,407 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus H170M-PLUS - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $591
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