Asus Z170-PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 89.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics66.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive184% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-PRO  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 07 '17 at 05:07
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
89.6% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 425
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 652
MC Float 738
MC Mixed 706
104% 699 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
66.1% Good
Lighting 205
Reflection 177
Parallax 203
63% 195 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 194
Splatting 121
68% 157 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$98
177GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 508
Write 351
Mixed 353
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 10.2
99% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 49.2
100% 204 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 83%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
100GB free
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
184% Outstanding
Read 1,197
Write 823
Mixed 999
224% 1,006 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 50.3
220% 89.8 MB/s
DQ Read 570
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 189
207% 355 MB/s
Poor: 126%
This bench: 184%
Great: 224%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
28GB 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)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 369
Mixed 409
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 23.4
138% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 68.5
126% 250 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 99%
WD Blue 160GB (2007)-$15
147GB free
Firmware: 05.06H05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
40% Below average
Read 69.5
Write 69.6
Mixed 68.3
52% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.41
95% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 40%
Great: 58%
Seagate ST380815AS 80GB-$23
74GB free
Firmware: 3.CHH Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
41.1% Average
Read 70.2
Write 72.8
Mixed 70.7
54% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.36
93% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$230
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 31.9
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 32
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
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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 1,156 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 Z170-PRO - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,132
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