Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 86.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics129% 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 Drive75.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 00:38
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$315
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 424
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 583
MC Float 680
MC Mixed 604
93% 623 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$485
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 407
Reflection 378
Parallax 436
126% 407 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 386
Splatting 241
123% 288 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 129%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$140
292GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Read 480
Write 332
Mixed 336
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 14.9
105% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 28.3
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 41.5
57% 98.3 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$90
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 167
Mixed 163
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.25
86% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 100%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
72.1% Very good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 23.1
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 22.6
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 102%
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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 9,723 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,010
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