Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 97%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.5% 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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 22:22
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
97% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 499
QC Float 529
QC Mixed 512
116% 514 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 530
MC Mixed 512
77% 514 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 97%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$320
CLim: 1425 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
67.5% Good
Lighting 193
Reflection 188
Parallax 260
67% 214 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 186
Splatting 134
68% 157 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$96
53GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 480
Write 332
Mixed 336
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 13.9
99% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 28
DQ Write 84.6
DQ Mixed 31.8
31% 48.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda Green 1.5TB-$73
402GB free
Firmware: CC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 85.8
Write 91.3
Mixed 87
66% 88 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 0.79
4K Mixed 0.37
73% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 69%
Seagate ST3750640AS 750GB-$66
34GB free
Firmware: 3.AAM Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
28.7% Poor
Read 57.3
Write 42.7
Mixed 43.1
36% 47.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.3
74% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 37.9
MC Mixed 28.3
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 28.6
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 106%
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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 12,209 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,117
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