Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% 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 Drive99.1% 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
Uptime8.1 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 01:50
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$281
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
1-Core 125
2-Core 247
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 658
74% 567 Pts
64-Core 655
44% 655 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
EVGA(3842 6284) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 426
Reflection 378
Parallax 390
108% 398 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 394
Splatting 236
96% 287 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$127
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 182 190 190 226 101 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 459
Mixed 286
SusWrite 197
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 44.7
171% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 239
205% 304 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$109
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
76.1% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.5
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 24.2
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 112%
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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 3,885 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $830
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