Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 Drive100% 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
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateDec 09 '18 at 15:25
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i7-6700K-$265
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
90% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 448
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 558
MC Float 670
MC Mixed 649
93% 626 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$440
EVGA(3842 6284) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 382
Parallax 437
134% 417 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 402
Splatting 242
128% 292 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 131%
Great: 139%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$157
231GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 150 241 219 217 250 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 450
Mixed 312
SusWrite 234
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 48.7
165% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 221
193% 289 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$98
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.9% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.5
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 23.7
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 117%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA Builds (Compare 3,430 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $827
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