Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 151%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (96th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 4 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 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 96.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics144% 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 Drive287% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 01:28
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing way above expectations (96th 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-$190
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Memory 97.5
1-Core 147
2-Core 292
101% 179 Pts
4-Core 555
8-Core 560
76% 557 Pts
64-Core 564
38% 564 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 566
Reflection 540
Parallax 648
149% 585 fps
MRender 278
Gravity 557
Splatting 298
145% 378 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 144%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
287% Outstanding
Read 2,776
Write 1,411
Mixed 1,455
413% 1,881 MB/s
4K Read 57.2
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 49.5
230% 85.6 MB/s
DQ Read 583
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 190
216% 375 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 287%
Great: 261%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
51GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 86% Great: 133%
WD Black 5TB (2015)-$294
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 237
Mixed 193
150% 200 MB/s
4K Read 3.75
4K Write 2.88
4K Mixed 0.35
248% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 117%
Great: 112%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 41
MC Write 43.5
MC Mixed 36.6
115% 40.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 45.7
SC Mixed 34.1
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 113%
Great: 125%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $861
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