Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 84.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76.9% 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 Drive84.3% 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.
Run History
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.6 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 21:31
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CYP-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 below expectations (40th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 123
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 408
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 574
MC Float 713
MC Mixed 650
96% 646 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 84.9%
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 way above expectations (100th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Lighting 233
Reflection 201
Parallax 214
70% 216 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 220
Splatting 178
82% 192 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 204 197 193 191 119 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
Read 460
Write 442
Mixed 334
SusWrite 215
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 36.2
120% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 249
211% 311 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 84.3%
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 (13th percentile)
68.7% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 20.1
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 21.6
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 68.7%
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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