Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics41.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69.3% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 14:11
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
115% 143 Pts
QC Int 524
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 538
119% 527 Pts
MC Int 710
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 771
114% 759 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
41.4% Average
Lighting 140
Reflection 116
Parallax 125
42% 127 fps
MRender 82.4
Gravity 120
Splatting 83.8
41% 95.6 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP900NS38 256GB
193GB free
Firmware: 6.0.9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 473
Write 239
Mixed 303
75% 338 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 10.8
101% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 94.3
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 10.8
51% 111 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 75%
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$140
338GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 276
Mixed 280
77% 350 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 29.4
139% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 68.1
104% 202 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 170
Mixed 173
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.22
85% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$163
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 30.4
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 42.4
SC Mixed 30.1
91% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 104%
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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 9,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,117
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