Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 76.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics37.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 04:22
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i5-6500-$195
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
76.9% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 103
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 404
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 395
MC Float 425
MC Mixed 410
61% 410 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Lighting 114
Reflection 78.6
Parallax 117
36% 103 fps
MRender 79.5
Gravity 108
Splatting 78.9
38% 88.8 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$83
142GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 466
Write 183
Mixed 267
67% 305 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 10.9
69% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 20.8
66% 147 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 70%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$41
356GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 175
Mixed 171
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.17
81% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2400C15D4/8G KHX2400C15/8G 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 25.3
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 24.3
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 84%
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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 13,399 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,144
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