Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 99.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37.3% 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 Drive246% 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.
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.
Run History
22 days ago, 11 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1280 x 720 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 04:51
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 527
QC Mixed 496
111% 491 Pts
MC Int 666
MC Float 772
MC Mixed 729
108% 723 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
EVGA(3842 3960) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
37.3% Below average
Lighting 113
Reflection 105
Parallax 113
35% 110 fps
MRender 82.6
Gravity 112
Splatting 75.9
39% 90.2 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$328
196GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
246% Outstanding
Read 2,090
Write 1,421
Mixed 1,498
370% 1,670 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 53.1
180% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 458
DQ Write 397
DQ Mixed 225
224% 360 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 246%
Great: 275%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB-$43
418GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
43.9% Average
Read 78.7
Write 74
Mixed 73.8
57% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.17
67% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 33.8
107% 37.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 45.5
SC Mixed 32.8
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
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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%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,102
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