Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 89.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive69.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160829
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 20:21
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 131
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 430
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 640
MC Float 718
MC Mixed 693
102% 684 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 182
Parallax 206
68% 205 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 206
Splatting 159
73% 170 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 480GB-$158
13GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 497
Write 343
Mixed 345
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 30
4K Mixed 9.73
65% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 46
81% 159 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 82%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 153
Write 150
Mixed 155
115% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.22
86% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.5% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 20.2
72% 25 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 23.2
62% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 88%
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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 12,865 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 - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,079
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