Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 81.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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)
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150924
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateAug 06 '18 at 17:55
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
81.9% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 387
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 618
MC Float 693
MC Mixed 659
98% 657 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63.1% Good
Lighting 142
Reflection 142
Parallax 356
68% 214 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 142
Splatting 142
60% 142 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 450
Write 446
Mixed 342
92% 413 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 51.2
172% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 358
269% 359 MB/s
Poor: 68% Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$31
19GB free
Firmware: HP64
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 79 74 71 80 82 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 73.8
Write 52.7
Mixed 52
SusWrite 77.8
47% 64.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
44.6% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 13.1
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 11.1
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 53%
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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 18,298 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,054
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $350AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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