Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 72.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.4% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 10:49
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i5-6500-$195
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
72.3% Very good
SC Int 94.5
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 98.3
79% 99.1 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 407
QC Mixed 377
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 379
MC Float 407
MC Mixed 388
59% 391 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$205
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
68.4% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 183
Parallax 195
63% 196 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 199
Splatting 159
72% 169 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$79
2GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 400
Mixed 415
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 59.1
4K Mixed 37.8
126% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 103
121% 212 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 115%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
0GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 109
Write 184
Mixed 152
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 5.37
4K Mixed 1.02
247% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$218
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
76.1% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 25.1
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 85%
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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 11,265 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,082
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