Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (95th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 5 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive122% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 12:34
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (95th 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-$220
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 559
QC Float 594
QC Mixed 573
130% 575 Pts
MC Int 555
MC Float 592
MC Mixed 571
86% 573 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 363
Reflection 311
Parallax 328
108% 334 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 314
Splatting 239
110% 255 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
100GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 417
Mixed 417
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 51.8
200% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 115
144% 257 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 122%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
519GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 160
Mixed 150
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.36
114% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 1x8GB-$64
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
59.2% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 17.3
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 18.8
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 44%
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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 12,866 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
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $149
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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