Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 157%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
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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 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics178% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive297% 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.
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
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 17 '17 at 21:04
Run Duration282 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU4%

 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-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 540
QC Float 581
QC Mixed 549
126% 557 Pts
MC Int 750
MC Float 845
MC Mixed 809
120% 801 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 110%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$690
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
178% Outstanding
Lighting 594
Reflection 562
Parallax 612
186% 589 fps
MRender 289
Gravity 566
Splatting 313
172% 389 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 178%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intenso Sata III 507GB
185GB free
Firmware: N1126K Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 527
Write 399
Mixed 448
102% 458 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 34.1
152% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 23.1
86% 187 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$169
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
297% Outstanding
Read 2,929
Write 1,430
Mixed 1,486
428% 1,948 MB/s
4K Read 64.5
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 32.4
233% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 637
DQ Write 527
DQ Mixed 30.8
173% 398 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 297%
Great: 258%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 151
Mixed 137
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.99
4K Mixed 0.34
98% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 114%
USB DISK 2.0 16GB
12GB free, PID 4200
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
8.69% Terrible
Read 27.2
Write 5.91
Mixed 10.8
15% 14.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.96
4K Write 0.75
4K Mixed 0.54
62% 2.08 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 8.69%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3270 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 40.5
MC Write 42.4
MC Mixed 34.2
112% 39 GB/s
SC Read 24.4
SC Write 47.4
SC Mixed 34.1
101% 35.3 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 111%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,092
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