Asus Z170M-PLUS/BR

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 74.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics63.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.5% 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170M-PLUS/BR  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateFeb 21 '18 at 00:19
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$260
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
74.5% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 101
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 370
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 531
MC Float 618
MC Mixed 575
86% 575 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
EVGA(3842 2977) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
63.1% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 179
Parallax 212
61% 193 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 180
Splatting 123
65% 150 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$120
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.Y Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 474
Mixed 388
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 13.5
109% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 12.5
83% 190 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
59GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 131
Write 141
Mixed 104
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.29
93% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 78%
Great: 109%
Samsung HD502HI 500GB-$154
24GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
54.3% Above average
Read 93.4
Write 95.9
Mixed 63.1
63% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.3
79% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 60%
Samsung S2 Portable 1TB
196GB free, PID 1f08
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
11.3% Very poor
Read 41.5
Write 19.2
Mixed 25
33% 28.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 0.32
4K Mixed 0.21
20% 0.32 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 11.3%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
64.4% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 19.8
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 16.4
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z170M-PLUS/BR Builds (Compare 478 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170M-PLUS/BR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $578
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