Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very 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 Drive103% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160119
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJul 15 '17 at 21:38
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User BGD-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i7-6700-$284
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
78.7% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 383
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 572
MC Float 652
MC Mixed 621
92% 615 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
Asus(1043 85D3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 375.63
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
36.5% Below average
Lighting 111
Reflection 74.7
Parallax 111
34% 98.9 fps
MRender 76.7
Gravity 108
Splatting 80.5
38% 88.6 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSCKKW240H6 240GB
48GB free
Firmware: LSF031C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 432
Mixed 439
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 40.9
141% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 81.8
118% 219 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$195
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.2% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.4
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 21.9
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 107%
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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 14,212 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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