Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics116% 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 Drive101% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 01:22
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i5-6600K-$215
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 503
QC Mixed 493
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 495
MC Float 521
MC Mixed 503
76% 507 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 108%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4474
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
9.53% Terrible
Lighting 24.2
Reflection 30.9
Parallax 25.5
8% 26.9 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 21.4
Splatting 38.1
11% 27.4 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.53%
Great: 10%
AMD RX Vega 64-$650
CLim: 1630 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.8.2
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 339
Reflection 224
Parallax 492
122% 352 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 335
Splatting 279
112% 263 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 116%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
2GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 409
Mixed 417
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 28.7
164% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 47.6
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 28.6
62% 119 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
498GB free
Firmware: HP36 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 156
Mixed 150
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.37
94% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x4GB-$108
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 28.1
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 28.9
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 90%
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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 11,221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,107
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HDDRAMUSB
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