Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 20:19
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$298
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 242
88% 185 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 612
70% 537 Pts
64-Core 652
44% 652 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 93%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$33
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 419
Write 342
Mixed 334
81% 365 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 16.1
92% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 0.2
52% 125 MB/s
Poor: 35% Great: 87%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$106
369GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 125 123 123 124 125 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 149
Write 168
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 125
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
210% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.6% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 20.3
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 23.2
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 103%
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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 4,235 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $826
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