Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 82.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics50% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive76.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 01:51
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i7-6700-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
82.3% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 120
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 399
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 586
MC Float 633
MC Mixed 590
90% 603 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1126 MHz, MLim: 1599 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.9.1
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
50% Above average
Lighting 20.3
Reflection 154
Parallax 246
32% 140 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 160
Splatting 173
64% 153 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 50%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 960GB-$300
81GB free
Firmware: MU01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 492
Write 239
Mixed 260
72% 330 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 55.5
4K Mixed 24.4
107% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 43.4
80% 161 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 79%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2009)-$65
343GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
39% Below average
Read 66.7
Write 68.9
Mixed 64
50% 66.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.35
90% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 39%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$171
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2460 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 34.1
MC Mixed 27.3
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 26.4
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88.6%
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 15,371 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,172
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