Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 99.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.4% 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160630
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateDec 19 '16 at 17:03
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 492
114% 503 Pts
MC Int 679
MC Float 735
MC Mixed 730
107% 715 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
66.6% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 183
Parallax 200
63% 197 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 194
Splatting 126
69% 159 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
280GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 382
Mixed 416
96% 432 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 43.6
150% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 132
149% 256 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 104%
Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$190
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 421
Mixed 485
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 64.6
4K Mixed 34.9
117% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 138
158% 272 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 120%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 159
Mixed 163
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.18
81% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 106%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 16GB-$20
15GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 225
Write 46.6
Mixed 72.5
113% 115 MB/s
4K Read 11.6
4K Write 10.8
4K Mixed 4.88
577% 9.11 MB/s
DQ Read 12.7
DQ Write 11.1
DQ Mixed 4.94
592% 9.58 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.3% Very good
MC Read 25
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 22.3
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 21.1
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 101%
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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 3,285 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $937
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