Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 91.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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 Drive79.5% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 04:01
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 i5-6600K-$220
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 122
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 479
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 496
MC Mixed 476
72% 480 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 407
Reflection 382
Parallax 409
126% 399 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 392
Splatting 248
128% 294 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 127%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$87
89GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 498
Write 403
Mixed 414
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 68.5
4K Mixed 20.5
109% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 35.1
DQ Write 88
DQ Mixed 18.1
26% 47.1 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 150
Mixed 159
124% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.2
82% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
78.3% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 25.3
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 113%
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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 12,077 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,189
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