Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 99.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.6% 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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 03:41
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 508
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 661
MC Float 749
MC Mixed 716
106% 709 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$263
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
73.9% Very good
Lighting 231
Reflection 201
Parallax 236
72% 223 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 211
Splatting 166
75% 176 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
182GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 416
Mixed 411
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 28.1
167% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 48.9
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 25.9
36% 63.9 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 23.1
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 25.6
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 56
72% 56 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 85%
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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 12,971 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 - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,067
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HDDRAMUSB
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