Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 90.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics94.8% 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 Drive40.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 00:42
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 442
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 605
MC Float 653
MC Mixed 646
95% 635 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$368
Asus(1043 859F) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Lighting 301
Reflection 281
Parallax 297
90% 293 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 280
Splatting 206
105% 230 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 100 240GB-$198
38GB free
Firmware: SAFM11.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
40.4% Average
Read 391
Write 42.9
Mixed 80.1
36% 171 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 6.58
71% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 22.9
DQ Write 81.4
DQ Mixed 14
22% 39.5 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 64%
Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2BE10001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 114
Write 133
Mixed 112
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 4.88
4K Mixed 0.54
178% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
620GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 159
Write 144
Mixed 168
119% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.28
87% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$133
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41% Average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11.8
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 12.4
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 41%
Great: 81%
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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 10,336 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,057
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