Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics82.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 19 '19 at 21:59
Run Duration239 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$189
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
1-Core 134
2-Core 264
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 507
69% 508 Pts
64-Core 492
33% 492 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Lighting 324
Reflection 307
Parallax 348
85% 326 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 306
Splatting 238
83% 250 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$74
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 228
Write 124
Mixed 148
37% 166 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 28.4
130% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 92.8
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 102
79% 107 MB/s
Poor: 34% Great: 73%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$89
117GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 89 93 95 94 95 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 105
Write 100
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 92.3
65% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 58%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB
205GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 115 114 115 115 118 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
79% Very good
Read 158
Write 158
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 117
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 79%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$129
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
58.8% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 18.1
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 109%
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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 4,408 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $784
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