Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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.
Graphics99.6% 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 Drive62.6% 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)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:18
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 147
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 495
QC Float 537
QC Mixed 520
117% 517 Pts
MC Int 734
MC Float 833
MC Mixed 793
118% 787 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Lighting 332
Reflection 293
Parallax 329
102% 318 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 292
Splatting 185
98% 224 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Blast 240GB
169GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
62.6% Good
Read 506
Write 321
Mixed 340
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 8.72
71% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 27.3
DQ Write 88.8
DQ Mixed 41.9
37% 52.7 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$54
718GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 156
Mixed 171
130% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.25
88% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$180
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
77.7% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.8
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 30.1
SC Mixed 25.4
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 80%
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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 10,615 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,055
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HDDRAMUSB
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