Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive108% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory21.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 20:36
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i7-6700-$297
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
76.3% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 108
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 381
QC Mixed 370
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 554
MC Float 635
MC Mixed 593
89% 594 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
66.8% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 182
Parallax 199
64% 197 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 194
Splatting 130
69% 160 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$149
128GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 398
Mixed 409
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 43.5
165% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 25.4
93% 206 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 108%
Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
64GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 402
Mixed 415
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 38.7
156% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 40.1
DQ Write 81.7
DQ Mixed 21.8
28% 47.9 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$56
499GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
55.1% Above average
Read 100
Write 92
Mixed 101
74% 97.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.23
74% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$56
447GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 97.4
Write 84.6
Mixed 88.5
68% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.19
77% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
77.2% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 25.5
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 23
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 109%
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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 12,905 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: $1,088
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HDDRAMUSB
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