Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 97.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics23.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96.7% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151022
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '17 at 22:23
Run Duration350 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 126
100% 124 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 504
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 633
MC Float 721
MC Mixed 686
102% 680 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1346 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
23.3% Poor
Lighting 69.5
Reflection 47
Parallax 68.2
21% 61.6 fps
MRender 55.5
Gravity 72.7
Splatting 40.4
25% 56.2 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 23.3%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$126
137GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 469
Mixed 493
110% 490 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 33.5
110% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 137
147% 248 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 123%
Seagate Expansion Desk 5TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 9401
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
66.3% Good
Read 136
Write 94.7
Mixed 91.9
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 3.97
4K Mixed 0.51
165% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 83%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$80
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 186
Mixed 167
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.18
102% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Generic Flash Disk 4GB
2GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
3.83% Terrible
Read 20.5
Write 3.59
Mixed 3.34
8% 9.13 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 0.002
4K Mixed 0.002
1% 0.1 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.83%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 36.9
MC Mixed 31.8
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 30.6
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 128%
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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 9,736 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,105
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