Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 95.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive59.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:34
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$312
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 475
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 744
MC Mixed 705
105% 702 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 310
Parallax 326
105% 327 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 310
Splatting 240
108% 253 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB-$140
409GB free
Firmware: X41000WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 492
Write 227
Mixed 265
72% 328 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 45.6
4K Mixed 8.88
72% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 25.8
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 8.83
38% 79 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.9% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 22.8
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 23.5
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 119%
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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 11,236 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,129
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