Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 95.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160630
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 18:10
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$209
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 127
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 501
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 493
MC Float 526
MC Mixed 507
76% 509 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$491
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.6.2
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
64.6% Good
Lighting 195
Reflection 168
Parallax 241
65% 202 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 181
Splatting 125
64% 148 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$100
1TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 112
Write 171
Mixed 126
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.52
176% 2.11 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD8213.C16FBR2 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
41.9% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 12.4
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 13.4
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 43%
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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 GAMING/AURA Builds (Compare 2,058 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $970
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