Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive60.5% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 04:03
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 i5-6500-$180
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
80% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 108
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 418
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 406
MC Float 437
MC Mixed 421
63% 421 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Lighting 240
Reflection 198
Parallax 222
72% 220 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 211
Splatting 169
75% 175 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
94GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 405
Mixed 415
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 52.7
201% 71.4 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 131
146% 249 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 121%
Great: 118%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
14GB free
Firmware: 603A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
60.5% Good
Read 505
Write 91
Mixed 138
53% 245 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 13.3
106% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 75.8
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 28.5
41% 75.2 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 63%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
629GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 157
Mixed 146
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.3
110% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3013 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 34.9
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 27.8
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
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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 10,600 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,055
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