Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive63.6% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 11:46
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU4%

 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-$342
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 518
QC Float 567
QC Mixed 524
121% 536 Pts
MC Int 728
MC Float 831
MC Mixed 787
117% 782 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 106%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 327
Reflection 310
Parallax 311
99% 316 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 303
Splatting 228
105% 243 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$173
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 477
Write 269
Mixed 272
75% 339 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 40.4
4K Mixed 13.4
80% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 32.2
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 13.5
38% 76.9 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 114%
WD Red 1TB (2012)-$65
920GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 104
Write 110
Mixed 106
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.28
109% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 86%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
284GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 135
Write 120
Mixed 126
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.27
101% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
77% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.7
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 30.3
SC Mixed 25
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77%
Great: 79%
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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 17,305 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 - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,085
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HDDRAMUSB
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