Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics77.6% 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 Drive86.2% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180516
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 16 '21 at 16:32
Run Duration287 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 38%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-6600K-$113
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
72% Very good
Memory 78
1-Core 105
2-Core 218
74% 134 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 418
52% 396 Pts
64-Core 424
26% 424 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 72%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$132
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 497.09
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
77.6% Very good
Lighting 95.4
Reflection 105
Parallax 97.5
78% 99.3 fps
MRender 93.2
Gravity 95.8
Splatting 94
77% 94.3 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 88%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 525GB-$140
342GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 395 371 245 245 236 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 293
Write 392
Mixed 330
SusWrite 296
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 35.4
140% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 302
229% 308 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 98%
Hitachi HDS721010KLA330 1TB-$47
575GB free
Firmware: A9DA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 83 82 83 83 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
46% Average
Read 77.6
Write 81.7
Mixed 44
SusWrite 82.5
52% 71.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 46%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$42
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
74.4% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 24.8
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 21.5
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 84.3
47% 84.3 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 88%

 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 1,511 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $428
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