Asus Z170 PRO GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive81.3% 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.
Run History
21 months ago, 21 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 28 '20 at 18:09
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Memory 92.1
1-Core 133
2-Core 257
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 510
68% 498 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SM2280S3 SATA M.2 120GB-$128
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 333 327 312 220 292 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 457
Write 327
Mixed 239
SusWrite 303
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 19.3
124% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 62.8
83% 148 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 81%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 4GB
1GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.7 3.4 3.9 4 4 4 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
10.5% Very poor
Read 21.6
Write 12.2
Mixed 12.1
SusWrite 3.6
15% 12.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 10.5%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 27.6
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 26.5
74% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 98%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING Builds (Compare 22,222 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,210
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HDDRAMUSB
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