Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics129% 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.
Boot Drive153% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150827
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateNov 20 '18 at 16:10
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$284
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
55.7% Above average
1-Core 96.7
2-Core 196
69% 146 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 354
47% 348 Pts
64-Core 532
36% 532 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 477
Reflection 508
Parallax 594
128% 526 fps
MRender 280
Gravity 568
Splatting 293
130% 380 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 129%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 1.2TB-$700
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 8EV10135 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 940 1029 778 608 596 576 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Read 706
Write 1,020
Mixed 499
SusWrite 754
168% 745 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 43.2
166% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 879
DQ Write 398
DQ Mixed 764
533% 680 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 153%
Great: 263%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$95
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC54
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 161 162 162 160 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 134
Write 110
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 160
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$166
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
61.1% Good
MC Read 23.4
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 19
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 14.1
46% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 79.9
50% 79.9 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 116%
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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 30,841 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,061
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HDDRAMUSB
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