Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics193% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive120% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 19 '17 at 16:20
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 i5-6600K-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 541
QC Float 579
QC Mixed 561
127% 560 Pts
MC Int 544
MC Float 584
MC Mixed 556
84% 562 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$690
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
193% Outstanding
Lighting 805
Reflection 546
Parallax 622
228% 658 fps
MRender 281
Gravity 552
Splatting 296
167% 376 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 193%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$253
700GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 416
Mixed 430
101% 456 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 36.9
171% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 142
160% 274 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 113%
Great: 135%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 406
Mixed 409
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 49.3
197% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 116
146% 262 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 120%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 43.4
MC Mixed 37.6
116% 40.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 33.1
97% 34 GB/s
Latency 49.7
80% 49.7 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 113%
Great: 111%
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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 16,450 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,092
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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