Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 92.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive204% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 14:03
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$269
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
1-Core 147
2-Core 296
104% 222 Pts
4-Core 516
8-Core 806
84% 661 Pts
64-Core 805
54% 805 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 759 327 326 327 328 325 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
204% Outstanding
Read 1,519
Write 1486
Mixed 644
SusWrite 398
225% 1,012 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 55.7
210% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1177
DQ Write 1,271
DQ Mixed 837
737% 1095 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 204%
Great: 237%
Intel 530 Series 180GB-$245
85GB free
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 126 164 160 142 161 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 308
Write 209
Mixed 234
SusWrite 151
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 37.5
158% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 147
133% 206 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 83%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
639GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 173 173 176 177 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 214
Write 153
Mixed 122
SusWrite 175
122% 166 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.3
244% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 112%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 34.3
110% 38.6 GB/s
SC Read 24.1
SC Write 46.3
SC Mixed 33.1
99% 34.5 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
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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 3,763 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $830
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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