Asus Z170I PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 87.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics57.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive256% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170I PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151116
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 15 '17 at 11:55
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 (27th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 121
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 432
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 580
MC Float 677
MC Mixed 642
94% 633 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
Gigabyte(1458 3679) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1418 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Lighting 163
Reflection 170
Parallax 176
52% 170 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 162
Splatting 117
62% 144 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$586
425GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2,207
Write 1,383
Mixed 1,429
370% 1,673 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 54.5
204% 74.5 MB/s
DQ Read 551
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 209
221% 371 MB/s
Poor: 147%
This bench: 256%
Great: 272%
SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB-$430
765GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 486
Mixed 473
109% 488 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 28.9
141% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 64.1
121% 243 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$10
7GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
21.3% Poor
Read 127
Write 12.1
Mixed 19.8
45% 53.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.11
4K Write 0.05
4K Mixed 0.05
4% 0.07 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 21.3%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$164
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
80.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 25.7
81% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 31.3
SC Mixed 24.7
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170I PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 2,434 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170I PRO GAMING - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,215
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