Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 98.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics23.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.1% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 0 old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 28 '17 at 06:21
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 134
107% 133 Pts
QC Int 492
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 515
116% 513 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 528
MC Mixed 512
77% 516 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$103
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
23.6% Poor
Lighting 74
Reflection 50.4
Parallax 72.2
22% 65.5 fps
MRender 57.5
Gravity 76.5
Splatting 43.1
28% 59 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 23.6%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
187GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 506
Write 405
Mixed 415
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 20.8
124% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 35.4
DQ Write 94.6
DQ Mixed 22.2
29% 50.7 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 117%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$19
99GB free
Firmware: 12.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
35.9% Below average
Read 65.8
Write 59
Mixed 52.9
44% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.27
80% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 25.4
86% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 24.6
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 83%
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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 11,595 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,044
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