Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
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 89.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.1% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory15.5 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:48
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 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 i5-6600K-$215
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 466
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 445
MC Float 478
MC Mixed 469
70% 464 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
68.5% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 163
Parallax 272
71% 213 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 168
Splatting 185
67% 161 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 214 213 198 210 200 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 463
Write 378
Mixed 205
SusWrite 209
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 40.6
142% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 219
182% 264 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
61GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 91 93 93 93 93 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 173
Write 118
Mixed 86.5
SusWrite 92.4
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
227% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
501GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 149 150 149 151 152 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 155
Write 150
Mixed 94.5
SusWrite 149
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
48% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 15.3
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 16.1
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 81.2
49% 81.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48%
Great: 90%
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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 16,538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,060
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