Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 97.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
10 days ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 00:36
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 142
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 464
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 801
MC Mixed 770
113% 757 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Nvidia(10DE 1033) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
61.8% Good
Lighting 235
Reflection 98.4
Parallax 163
61% 165 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 144
Splatting 81.3
55% 113 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 116
Write 99.9
Mixed 79.9
74% 98.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.16
4K Write 3.62
4K Mixed 0.52
173% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 71%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
710GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 183
Mixed 153
133% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.38
126% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
PNY 8GBF2X04JEEE35-12-K 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 24.8
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 31.2
SC Mixed 25.4
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 86%
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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 11,562 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,063
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