Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 98%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics126% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive113% 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
1 month ago, 6 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170515
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 22:42
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
98% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 142
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 468
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 708
MC Float 824
MC Mixed 776
115% 769 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 98%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 397
Reflection 378
Parallax 397
123% 391 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 392
Splatting 246
128% 293 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 126%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
101GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 400
Mixed 414
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 47.4
176% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 131
150% 259 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 113%
Great: 118%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
867GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 137
Write 174
Mixed 111
105% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 5.25
4K Mixed 0.62
190% 2.15 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 104%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
2TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
38.3% Below average
Read 108
Write 89.3
Mixed 64.8
106% 87.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.07
38% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3020 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 32.2
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 33.1
94% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 104%
Great: 101%
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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 12,823 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,078
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