Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Gaming 141%
Desktop 132%
Workstation 106%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics182% 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 Drive200% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory29.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 05 '17 at 02:25
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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-$323
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 146
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 513
QC Float 529
QC Mixed 485
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 748
MC Float 856
MC Mixed 809
120% 804 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2912 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
182% Outstanding
Lighting 604
Reflection 561
Parallax 688
196% 617 fps
MRender 279
Gravity 580
Splatting 298
172% 386 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 182%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB 1TB
412GB free
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1,618
Write 884
Mixed 1,057
262% 1,187 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 26.7
188% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 622
DQ Write 594
DQ Mixed 195
260% 470 MB/s
Poor: 114%
This bench: 200%
Great: 191%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$68
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 178
Mixed 153
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.24
79% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 26.9
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 27.6
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 113%
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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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Desktop 85%
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Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,177
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