Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 69%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics8.22% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive67.4% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 19:18
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i3-6300-$148
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
69% Good
SC Int 115
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 119
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 320
72% 318 Pts
MC Int 297
MC Float 336
MC Mixed 322
48% 318 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4377
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
8.22% Terrible
Lighting 20.7
Reflection 28.5
Parallax 21.7
6% 23.6 fps
MRender 19.3
Gravity 17.6
Splatting 35.1
10% 24 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.22%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X400 512GB-$170
415GB free
Firmware: X414 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 474
Write 220
Mixed 288
72% 327 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 35.9
4K Mixed 18.1
77% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 42.2
91% 190 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 83%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 3TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 205
Write 176
Mixed 165
136% 182 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.27
115% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905625-062.A00G 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
78.3% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 25.5
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 30.3
SC Mixed 24.8
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 79%
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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 12,869 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: $1,085
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