Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics65.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:29
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CYP-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
72.1% Very good
SC Int 98.8
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 108
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 381
QC Mixed 338
77% 342 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 596
MC Mixed 567
86% 575 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2357 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
65.4% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 169
Parallax 186
59% 183 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 188
Splatting 148
70% 164 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 197 182 180 196 191 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Read 439
Write 420
Mixed 252
SusWrite 193
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 31.3
104% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 245
204% 297 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
62.8% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 19.2
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 16.9
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 73.3
55% 73.3 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 16,468 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,092
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HDDRAMUSB
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