Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 87%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive71.9% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateMar 19 '17 at 18:51
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$209
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
87% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 451
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 436
MC Float 470
MC Mixed 456
68% 454 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 87%
Great: 108%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$491
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
61.8% Good
Lighting 171
Reflection 164
Parallax 255
62% 197 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 166
Splatting 124
61% 143 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 71%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4474
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
9.09% Terrible
Lighting 23.1
Reflection 29.6
Parallax 24.8
7% 25.8 fps
MRender 20.8
Gravity 20.6
Splatting 36.6
10% 26 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.09%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$140
142GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 489
Write 255
Mixed 270
74% 338 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 17.3
120% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 41.2
DQ Write 64.5
DQ Mixed 16.9
23% 40.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 89%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
289GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 141
Write 121
Mixed 134
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.36
110% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$177
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 28.7
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 107%
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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 9,766 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,102
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