Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 145%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 98.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics145% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive294% 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)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170315
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateDec 17 '17 at 13:31
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$205
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Memory 97
1-Core 148
2-Core 296
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 577
8-Core 591
80% 584 Pts
64-Core 584
39% 584 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$749
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 3077 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
145% Outstanding
Lighting 581
Reflection 552
Parallax 605
153% 579 fps
MRender 289
Gravity 558
Splatting 307
146% 385 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 145%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
299GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
294% Outstanding
Read 2,846
Write 1,430
Mixed 1,484
422% 1,920 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 52.8
238% 89.1 MB/s
DQ Read 603
DQ Write 367
DQ Mixed 202
226% 391 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 294%
Great: 258%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$269
223GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 79% Great: 133%
WD Black 5TB (2015)-$294
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 58% Great: 111%
Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 32GB-$20
29GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
17.2% Very poor
Read 42.8
Write 37
Mixed 22.2
41% 34 MB/s
4K Read 5.59
4K Write 0.52
4K Mixed 0.64
60% 2.25 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17.2%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$234
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 35
109% 38.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.8
91% 32 GB/s
Latency 50.4
79% 50.4 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 107%
Great: 127%
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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 5,033 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $835
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