Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 26.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics97.4% 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 Drive148% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170623
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 11 '17 at 21:08
Run Duration407 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i7-6700K-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
26.8% Poor
SC Int 29.3
SC Float 37.4
SC Mixed 26.7
25% 31.1 Pts
QC Int 98.1
QC Float 112
QC Mixed 108
24% 106 Pts
MC Int 401
MC Float 530
MC Mixed 585
75% 505 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 26.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Lighting 104
Reflection 114
Parallax 417
67% 212 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 362
Splatting 235
120% 275 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M550 256GB-$152
172GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 505
Write 467
Mixed 477
108% 483 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 14.7
76% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 14
50% 110 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 111%
Toshiba OCZ RD400 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$137
149GB free
Firmware: 57CZ4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
148% Outstanding
Read 1,698
Write 857
Mixed 1,213
277% 1,256 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 17.6
86% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 26.1
DQ Write 50.7
DQ Mixed 80
49% 52.3 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 148%
Great: 233%
Seagate Expansion 4TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0706 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 136
Write 77
Mixed 86.6
75% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 6.03
4K Mixed 0.48
194% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 66%
Seagate ST2000LX001-1RG174 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
51.9% Above average
Read 97.2
Write 83.8
Mixed 53.2
58% 78.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.14
4K Write 0.81
4K Mixed 0.76
148% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 64%
Hitachi HDS721075KLA330 750GB-$95
695GB free
Firmware: GK8OA70M Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
46.7% Average
Read 79.3
Write 83.1
Mixed 82.8
62% 81.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.53
124% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 47%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$81
597GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 110
Write 93.9
Mixed 95.3
75% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.48
114% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 78%
Samsung HD102UJ 1TB
344GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 69.3
Write 72.2
Mixed 60.3
50% 67.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.29
84% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 65%
WD Elements 10B8 2TB
330GB free
Firmware: 1012 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
35.5% Below average
Read 68.9
Write 54.6
Mixed 57
45% 60.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.18
60% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 53%
WD Ext HDD 1021 1.5TB
320GB free
Firmware: 2002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
23.5% Poor
Read 42.1
Write 39.6
Mixed 39.5
30% 40.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.11
4K Mixed 0.15
60% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 23.5%
Great: 27%
Fujitsu MHW2120BH 120GB-$35
112GB free
Firmware: 8916 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
22.9% Poor
Read 39.7
Write 39.8
Mixed 36.9
29% 38.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 0.93
4K Mixed 0.3
70% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 25%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3020 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
69.5% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 27.1
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 10.7
SC Mixed 9.7
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 163
25% 163 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 105%
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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 2,077 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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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: 85% - Excellent Total price: $955
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