Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive228% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 10:54
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$340
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
83.7% Excellent
1-Core 141
2-Core 267
97% 204 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 748
77% 607 Pts
64-Core 752
50% 752 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 431.70
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
67.5% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 179
Parallax 190
62% 191 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 199
Splatting 155
72% 168 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$76
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB7201Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 210 208 201 195 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 1,640
Write 1,062
Mixed 729
SusWrite 233
202% 916 MB/s
4K Read 62.5
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 84.1
295% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,485
DQ Write 1,077
DQ Mixed 979
813% 1,180 MB/s
Poor: 113%
This bench: 228%
Great: 243%
Corsair Force GS 240GB-$261
15GB free
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 133 131 121 113 114 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 360
Write 232
Mixed 254
SusWrite 126
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 44.7
185% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 164
145% 220 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
829GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 110 110 109 109 109 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
57.4% Above average
Read 91.9
Write 63.4
Mixed 66
SusWrite 108
61% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$82
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 31.6
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 31.2
90% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 101%
Great: 111%
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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 3,735 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $851
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