Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 140%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics173% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive269% 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.
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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '19 at 02:12
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$278
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 539
QC Mixed 495
116% 512 Pts
MC Int 665
MC Float 803
MC Mixed 732
109% 733 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
173% Outstanding
Lighting 728
Reflection 459
Parallax 558
206% 582 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 499
Splatting 263
149% 335 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 173%
Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$100
349GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 922 839 829 834 833 840 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
269% Outstanding
Read 1,849
Write 1,816
Mixed 1,520
SusWrite 850
338% 1,509 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 74.2
269% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,462
DQ Write 1,234
DQ Mixed 1,307
990% 1,334 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 269%
Great: 272%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$75
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 163 164 165 163 165 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 123
Mixed 74
SusWrite 163
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
685GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 91 93 93 92 93 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 168
Write 148
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 92.1
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
230% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD8213.C16FDR2 CT8G4DFD8213.M16FA 16GB
2300, 2300 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
80.4% Excellent
MC Read 29
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 24.8
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 32.3
SC Mixed 25.3
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 80%
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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 3,526 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $773
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