Asus Z170-PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.2% 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 Drive107% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-PRO  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 30 '16 at 17:37
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$215
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 137
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 535
QC Float 557
QC Mixed 530
122% 540 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 553
MC Mixed 545
82% 544 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$260
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 21.19.155.4
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Lighting 211
Reflection 182
Parallax 290
73% 227 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 202
Splatting 131
74% 160 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB-$209
329GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 478
Mixed 481
109% 487 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 29.5
142% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 63.9
128% 258 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$62
70GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
44.4% Average
Read 177
Write 84.3
Mixed 99.4
26% 120 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 11.8
96% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 95.8
DQ Mixed 30.6
43% 78.7 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 65%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
621GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 164
Mixed 157
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.41
4K Write 2.82
4K Mixed 0.38
153% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 95%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 34.9
109% 38.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 30.9
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
Great: 104%
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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 Builds (Compare 1,192 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-PRO - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,049
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HDDRAMUSB
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