Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 82.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics100% 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 Drive90.8% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 9 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150714
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 20:30
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$215
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
82.4% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 106
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 440
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 426
MC Float 456
MC Mixed 439
66% 441 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 310
Reflection 302
Parallax 307
96% 307 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 290
Splatting 227
103% 241 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 100%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$124
143GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 353
Mixed 415
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 22.2
125% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 67.2
107% 203 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 102%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$100
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 136
Write 142
Mixed 134
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.57
4K Mixed 0.24
97% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
56.2% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 17
55% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 16.7
48% 17 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 102%
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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 12,941 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,064
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