Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
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 86.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive70.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 22:52
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU 23%
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 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 i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Memory 92.4
1-Core 130
2-Core 258
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 439
8-Core 683
72% 561 Pts
64-Core 684
46% 684 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
58.2% Above average
Lighting 72.8
Reflection 73.9
Parallax 69.1
59% 71.9 fps
MRender 67.8
Gravity 71.7
Splatting 67.6
57% 69 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$45
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 120 100 58 96 61 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 455
Write 407
Mixed 328
SusWrite 119
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 24.7
110% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 130
136% 224 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$47
702GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 112 112 112 113 114 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 126
Write 121
Mixed 90.1
SusWrite 113
83% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
87.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 26.8
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 26.8
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 90%

 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 1,950 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $796
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