Asus Z170-WS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 100%
Desktop 123%
Workstation 80%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.6% 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 Drive229% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-WS  (all builds)
Memory15.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160307
Uptime9.5 Days
Run DateAug 05 '17 at 22:02
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
87.1% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 267
96% 202 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 703
74% 580 Pts
64-Core 730
49% 730 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Lighting 381
Reflection 352
Parallax 368
100% 367 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 372
Splatting 232
99% 275 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 1.2TB-$700
622GB free
Firmware: 0171 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
263% Outstanding
Read 2,243
Write 1,179
Mixed 1,540
365% 1,654 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 232
4K Mixed 50.6
247% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 642
DQ Write 594
DQ Mixed 240
284% 492 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 263%
Great: 262%
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 400GB-$250
249GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0171 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 2,016
Write 926
Mixed 1,287
310% 1,409 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 217
4K Mixed 37.5
227% 99 MB/s
DQ Read 581
DQ Write 552
DQ Mixed 221
260% 451 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 229%
Great: 229%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
3.5TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
41.9% Average
Read 115
Write 96.5
Mixed 29.8
93% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.41
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.1
52% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x16GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39.8% Below average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 11.7
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 13.3
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-WS Builds (Compare 295 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 102%
Desktop 114%
Workstation 75%

Motherboard: Asus Z170-WS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $945
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