Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 96.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.4% 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
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 20:29
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$319
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 459
106% 467 Pts
MC Int 705
MC Float 804
MC Mixed 764
113% 758 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$368
MaxC: 1987 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 337
Reflection 296
Parallax 316
98% 316 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 300
Splatting 228
108% 245 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$99
100GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 514
Write 219
Mixed 275
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 28.7
139% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 75.7
117% 224 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$74
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
60.3% Good
Read 115
Write 95.5
Mixed 93.9
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.09
4K Write 0.41
4K Mixed 0.08
21% 0.19 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$116
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2061 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
67% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 19
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 21.2
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 67%
Great: 79%
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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 10,380 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,058
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AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $300Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $127SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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