Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 88.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics78.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180222
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 06:23
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$286
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Memory 95.3
1-Core 138
2-Core 256
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 645
70% 541 Pts
64-Core 689
46% 689 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2147 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below potential (48th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.4% Very good
Lighting 288
Reflection 283
Parallax 307
76% 293 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 288
Splatting 232
79% 241 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme INTEL SSDPEDMW80 800GB
402GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01H0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 832 851 857 854 838 830 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
204% Outstanding
Read 959
Write 846
Mixed 570
SusWrite 844
181% 805 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 49.4
227% 96.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,224
DQ Write 843
DQ Mixed 906
711% 991 MB/s
Poor: 126%
This bench: 204%
Great: 228%
Kingston A400 120GB-$25
25GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 137 71 118 96 21 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
33.3% Below average
Read 300
Write 88.9
Mixed 84.6
SusWrite 96.3
31% 142 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 21.9
4K Mixed 10.7
49% 16 MB/s
DQ Read 16.3
DQ Write 17.5
DQ Mixed 16.2
12% 16.7 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
3TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 203 202 204 202 205 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 157
Mixed 78.2
SusWrite 202
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 26.9
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 29.3
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 56.2
71% 56.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 104%

 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 921 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $790
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