Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics83% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1824 x 1014 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160630
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 19 '20 at 19:31
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
84% Excellent
Memory 93.7
1-Core 108
2-Core 213
82% 138 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 437
59% 433 Pts
64-Core 437
29% 437 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$324
Gigabyte(1458 3FC1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
83% Excellent
Lighting 368
Reflection 306
Parallax 358
97% 344 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 284
Splatting 181
83% 246 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 83%
Great: 91%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
291GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 73 80 86 83 93 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 95.3
Write 78.5
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 79.9
58% 78.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
55.5% Above average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 17.2
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 17.1
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 104%
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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 5,051 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: $825
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