Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% 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 Drive83.4% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:37
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User PAK-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i5-6600-$225
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 113
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 414
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 446
MC Mixed 440
65% 432 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
MSI(1462 3236) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 344
Reflection 302
Parallax 340
106% 328 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 309
Splatting 207
104% 239 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
KINGSTON 120GB
65GB free
Firmware: 0C3J Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 480
Write 337
Mixed 392
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 18
109% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 49.4
96% 194 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 88%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$44
465GB free
Firmware: 15.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 118
Write 127
Mixed 119
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.42
114% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 70%
StoreJet Transcend 1TB
62GB free, PID 5106
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
26% Poor
Read 54.7
Write 58.2
Mixed 35.8
62% 49.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.24
68% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 26%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMK8GX4M1A2400C14 Adata 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
75.3% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 23.7
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 22.3
64% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
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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 9,679 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,114
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