Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics131% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 13:07
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$229
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 448
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 444
67% 446 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 438
Reflection 393
Parallax 415
133% 415 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 408
Splatting 245
129% 295 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 131%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
57GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 506
Write 397
Mixed 408
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 26
144% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 44.8
DQ Write 87
DQ Mixed 25.7
31% 52.5 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 115%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
145GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3B0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 95.9
Write 83.3
Mixed 82.9
66% 87.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.2
78% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
86% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 28.8
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 24.4
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 86%
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 Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA Builds (Compare 2,076 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: $963
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