Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 90%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics27.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive88.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 23 '20 at 14:51
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
90% Excellent
Memory 91.6
1-Core 142
2-Core 271
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 734
77% 605 Pts
64-Core 734
49% 734 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-Ti-$362
Asus(1043 841F) 2GB
CLim: 1254 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
27.7% Poor
Lighting 34.3
Reflection 33.4
Parallax 41.8
28% 36.5 fps
MRender 40.4
Gravity 41.1
Splatting 28.1
24% 36.5 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 27.7%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 175 178 175 170 207 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 489
Write 158
Mixed 259
SusWrite 183
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 41.6
141% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 254
202% 286 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 133%
OCZ SOLID3 120GB
94GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 94 80 98 96 96 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 162
Write 116
Mixed 130
SusWrite 92.4
28% 125 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 32.4
134% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 113
89% 123 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
62.6% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 18.1
62% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 19.9
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 110%

 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 1,475 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $809
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