Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics104% 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 Drive85.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 24 '19 at 02:36
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
72.9% Very good
1-Core 115
2-Core 230
81% 173 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 600
62% 490 Pts
64-Core 570
38% 570 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 95%
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: 419.35
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 381
Parallax 402
110% 405 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 394
Splatting 244
96% 292 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$134
836GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 278 272 272 277 265 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 411
Write 319
Mixed 217
SusWrite 274
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 33.6
126% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 158
156% 253 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$99
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
71.6% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 22.8
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 19.4
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 109%
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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 4,094 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $779
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