Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall percentile is the average of the percentiles for each component in the PC.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics96.9% 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 Drive67.8% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 30 '17 at 21:31
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i5-6600K-$220
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 528
QC Float 572
QC Mixed 547
124% 549 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 572
MC Mixed 549
82% 547 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
MaxC: 1050 MHz, MaxM: 1350 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.12.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Lighting 224
Reflection 164
Parallax 307
80% 231 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 185
Splatting 181
113% 166 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 97%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
27GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 502
Write 291
Mixed 293
80% 362 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 16.8
76% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 66.5
DQ Mixed 10.7
47% 111 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 83%
Seagate ST3160811AS 160GB-$22
46GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
30.4% Below average
Read 54.3
Write 51.4
Mixed 59.9
42% 55.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.35
76% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$129
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
79.7% Very good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 25.3
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 24.1
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 109%
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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 10,982 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,005
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