Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 87.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics169% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateJul 28 '18 at 10:01
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 425
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 619
MC Float 700
MC Mixed 665
99% 661 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 566
Reflection 536
Parallax 582
177% 562 fps
MRender 271
Gravity 536
Splatting 297
163% 368 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 169%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$62
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 499
Write 415
Mixed 62.3
71% 326 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 43.4
152% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 185
168% 257 MB/s
Poor: 51% Great: 88%
WD WD2004FBYZ-01YCBB0 2TB
993GB free
Firmware: RR07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 162 160 154 169 163 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 124
Write 200
Mixed 110
SusWrite 163
110% 149 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1
334% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41.8% Average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 12
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 13.9
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 87%
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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 18,122 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: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,059
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HDDRAMUSB
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