Asus Z170M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 88.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics9.57% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive114% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (99%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory20.3 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160620
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 02 '16 at 00:14
Run Duration194 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 99%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$223
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
SC Int 136
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 426
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 495
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 506
76% 505 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4463
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
9.57% Terrible
Lighting 24.8
Reflection 31.7
Parallax 25.5
8% 27.3 fps
MRender 21.5
Gravity 21.8
Splatting 38.7
11% 27.3 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.57%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
138GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 412
Mixed 418
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 44.4
178% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 94
131% 241 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
70GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 362
Mixed 414
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 22.2
144% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 58.9
116% 233 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 98%
LSI MegaRAID 8344ELP 3TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.12
4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
305% Outstanding
Read 684
Write 377
Mixed 500
391% 520 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 4.28
4K Mixed 1.71
733% 5.71 MB/s
Seagate ST91000640NS 1TB
191GB free
Firmware: SN03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
44.8% Average
Read 78.8
Write 77
Mixed 71.3
57% 75.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.5
114% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 63%
ST3000DM 001-1CH166 3TB
154GB free, PID 5106
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 149
Write 146
Mixed 116
173% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.3
51% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-2400C15-4GVR F4-2400C15-8GVR F4-2400C15-4GVR F4-2400C15-8GVR 24GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
80.9% Excellent
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 26
82% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 24.1
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170M-PLUS - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $882
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