Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 144%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 154%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (95th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 5 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics175% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months 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 (95th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6600K-$238
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 147
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 525
QC Float 541
QC Mixed 555
122% 540 Pts
MC Int 530
MC Float 602
MC Mixed 564
84% 566 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 107%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Lighting 566
Reflection 540
Parallax 648
184% 585 fps
MRender 278
Gravity 557
Splatting 298
168% 378 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 175%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
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: 156%
This bench: 287%
Great: 258%
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: 79% Great: 134%
WD Black 5TB (2015)-$272
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th 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: 63%
This bench: 117%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$175
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th 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: 72%
This bench: 113%
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 2,411 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $902
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