Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 90.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.8% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory26.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 03:21
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 as expected (45th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 124
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 453
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 621
MC Float 702
MC Mixed 674
100% 666 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 441
Reflection 401
Parallax 464
139% 435 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 422
Splatting 256
135% 308 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 137%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$126
157GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 480
Mixed 500
111% 496 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 59.8
4K Mixed 36.3
118% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 151
152% 248 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 124%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
736GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 169
Mixed 150
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.31
4K Write 2.43
4K Mixed 0.37
140% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.3% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.4
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 24.2
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 141%
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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 9,805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,116
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