Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics179% 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 Drive120% 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.
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
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 24 '17 at 20:34
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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 i7-7700K-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 162
SC Mixed 157
126% 158 Pts
QC Int 595
QC Float 636
QC Mixed 611
139% 614 Pts
MC Int 597
MC Float 635
MC Mixed 606
92% 613 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 117%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2852 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
179% Outstanding
Lighting 588
Reflection 556
Parallax 668
191% 604 fps
MRender 284
Gravity 564
Splatting 302
170% 383 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 179%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
165GB 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 (100th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 407
Mixed 417
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 52.5
196% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 120
145% 256 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 120%
Great: 116%
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$140
85GB free
Firmware: 4H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 1,705
Write 1,009
Mixed 1,211
289% 1,308 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 62.5
254% 97.4 MB/s
DQ Read 711
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 210
242% 426 MB/s
Poor: 125%
This bench: 231%
Great: 231%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$76
340GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
64% Good
Read 84
Write 139
Mixed 106
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 3.01
4K Mixed 0.51
135% 1.35 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 64%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
52% Above average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 13.6
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 15.5
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 52%
Great: 56%
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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 12,087 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,193
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HDDRAMUSB
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