Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics77.3% 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 Drive84.9% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime25.9 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:53
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 505
QC Float 538
QC Mixed 530
119% 524 Pts
MC Int 515
MC Float 552
MC Mixed 532
80% 533 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
77.3% Very good
Lighting 248
Reflection 215
Parallax 226
74% 230 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 224
Splatting 177
79% 185 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 187 176 170 153 162 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 340
Write 263
Mixed 267
SusWrite 166
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 43.4
167% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 190
154% 214 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 84%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$60
547GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 63 64 69 64 61 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
35.8% Below average
Read 59.7
Write 79.2
Mixed 45
SusWrite 65
46% 62.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
101% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$168
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 28.6
88% 31 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 24.3
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 88%
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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 16,452 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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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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