Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive53.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '17 at 20:37
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 512
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 525
118% 522 Pts
MC Int 656
MC Float 750
MC Mixed 717
106% 707 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 190
Parallax 210
68% 208 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 204
Splatting 142
73% 168 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$160
411GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 424
Mixed 469
102% 457 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 29.1
133% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 24.4
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 18
56% 111 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 106%
Crucial C300-CTFDDAC128MAG 128GB
92GB free
Firmware: 0006 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 351
Write 143
Mixed 179
49% 224 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 2.23
86% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 3.25
49% 118 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$172
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 26.6
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 27.6
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 88%
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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 9,865 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,100
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