Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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. 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 93.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.9% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '19 at 19:07
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 268
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 538
8-Core 540
74% 539 Pts
64-Core 535
36% 535 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1518 MHz, MLim: 1777 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
63.2% Good
Lighting 253
Reflection 229
Parallax 245
66% 242 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 228
Splatting 161
63% 188 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme II 240GB-$110
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 423 442 432 301 189 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 449
Write 409
Mixed 255
SusWrite 360
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 38
148% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 152
163% 272 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 110%
Kingston A400 120GB-$22
112GB free
Firmware: 03070009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 59 60 60 59 60 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 439
Write 304
Mixed 289
SusWrite 96.3
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 40.5
138% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 116
95% 135 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 73%
Great: 81%
Kingston A400 120GB-$22
60GB free
Firmware: 03070009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 92 77 60 60 60 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 420
Write 308
Mixed 304
SusWrite 94.9
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 69.9
4K Mixed 36.1
130% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 108
92% 134 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 81%
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$62
178GB free
Firmware: 0C3G37R5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 144 106 103 103 87 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 436
Write 404
Mixed 341
SusWrite 146
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 43
158% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 182
167% 255 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 89%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$85
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 138 138 137 138 138 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 161
Write 128
Mixed 118
SusWrite 137
101% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 CM4X8GC3000C15K4 16GB
2933, 2933 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 28.9
96% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 36.5
SC Mixed 28.6
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 96%
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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 4,411 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $784
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