Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive256% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 28 days ago, 25 days ago, 24 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 23 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 17 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 15 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 8 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 04:37
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User KOR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 494
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 488
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 754
MC Float 851
MC Mixed 809
120% 805 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71% Very good
Lighting 219
Reflection 171
Parallax 273
74% 221 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 171
Splatting 190
69% 166 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 71%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M8Pe NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$246
248GB free
Firmware: 1.06 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2,152
Write 1,241
Mixed 1,321
347% 1,571 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 61.3
238% 90.7 MB/s
DQ Read 571
DQ Write 385
DQ Mixed 210
229% 389 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 256%
Great: 242%
Hitachi HUS726040ALA610 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: A5GNT907 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 178
Mixed 158
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 4.39
4K Mixed 0.53
180% 1.96 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown IM48GU48N21-FFFHM 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 32.3
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 32.7
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
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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 9,702 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,114
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