Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 95.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.8% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151109
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 12:02
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 126
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 482
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 715
MC Float 766
MC Mixed 701
109% 727 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Lighting 293
Reflection 293
Parallax 304
92% 297 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 281
Splatting 224
101% 236 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$75
153GB free
Firmware: U21010RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Read 466
Write 408
Mixed 453
99% 442 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 5.46
108% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 27.1
56% 116 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 83%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$75
128GB free
Firmware: U21010RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 454
Write 414
Mixed 455
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 5.33
95% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 25.4
70% 147 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 83%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
784GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 144
Write 154
Mixed 161
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.12
73% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$190
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 23.7
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 25
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 86%
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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 11,170 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 - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,085
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