Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics126% 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 Drive120% 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
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 05:49
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i5-6600K-$222
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 522
QC Float 551
QC Mixed 530
121% 534 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 548
MC Mixed 532
80% 533 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$470
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2202 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 412
Reflection 400
Parallax 400
126% 404 fps
MRender 217
Gravity 391
Splatting 259
126% 289 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 126%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
60GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 404
Write 602
Mixed 476
111% 494 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 43.5
172% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 152
162% 265 MB/s
Poor: 104%
This bench: 120%
Great: 372%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
899GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 136
Write 114
Mixed 114
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.19
98% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$184
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3091 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 41.9
MC Mixed 34.8
110% 38.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 32.2
94% 33 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 108%
Great: 102%
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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 15,383 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,172
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