Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory21.9 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 12:05
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 144
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 566
QC Float 599
QC Mixed 581
132% 582 Pts
MC Int 734
MC Float 835
MC Mixed 794
118% 788 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 113%
Great: 106%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
Asus(1043 85A6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 199
Parallax 210
68% 211 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 210
Splatting 167
75% 175 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 79%
Nvidia GTX 650 Ti Boost-$140
MSI(1462 2875) 2GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
25% Poor
Lighting 64.1
Reflection 51.5
Parallax 82
22% 65.9 fps
MRender 58.1
Gravity 78.2
Splatting 53.7
27% 63.3 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 25%
Great: 26%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$68
111GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
55% Above average
Read 472
Write 191
Mixed 225
65% 296 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 6.89
74% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 21.6
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 6.24
29% 60.2 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 55%
Great: 64%
SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB-$80
70GB free
Firmware: X2306RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 424
Write 249
Mixed 322
73% 332 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 17.9
110% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 26.7
DQ Write 85.2
DQ Mixed 39.6
35% 50.5 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 81%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$45
599GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
49.7% Average
Read 85.2
Write 87.8
Mixed 88.2
66% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.21
86% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 60%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
662GB free, PID b207
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
37.9% Below average
Read 97.1
Write 87
Mixed 86.1
114% 90.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.2
61% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMK16GX4M2A2666C16 CMK16GX4M2A2666C16 CMK8GX4M2A2666C16 CMK8GX4M2A2666C16 24GB
2720, 2720, 2720, 2720 MHz
8192, 8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
MC Read 33.3
MC Write 34.9
MC Mixed 28.7
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 38.7
SC Mixed 28.6
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 95%
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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 12,845 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: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,068
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HDDRAMUSB
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