Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJan 15 '17 at 22:15
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$225
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 472
108% 475 Pts
MC Int 459
MC Float 497
MC Mixed 479
72% 479 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
MSI(1462 3230) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1607 MHz, MaxM: 1977 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 340
Reflection 314
Parallax 358
104% 338 fps
MRender 217
Gravity 309
Splatting 217
112% 248 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 108%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS2211 240GB-$106
53GB free
Firmware: CS221016 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 523
Write 442
Mixed 469
106% 478 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 14.3
116% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 61.7
117% 232 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$74
1TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 205
Write 167
Mixed 172
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.21
75% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$114
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
66.1% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 20.8
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 20.2
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 85%
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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 1,495 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $912
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