Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 80.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics92.1% 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 Drive65.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:30
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i7-6700-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 114
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 390
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 582
MC Float 660
MC Mixed 621
93% 621 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Lighting 307
Reflection 248
Parallax 230
86% 262 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 276
Splatting 213
96% 224 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$48
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK10D7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
65.7% Good
Read 451
Write 303
Mixed 313
79% 356 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 52.9
4K Mixed 8.31
84% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 34.1
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 7.85
40% 84 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 160
Mixed 160
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.18
73% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3082 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 27.6
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 37.2
SC Mixed 26.9
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 95.3%
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 GAMING/AURA Builds (Compare 3,283 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $937
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