Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 96.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics123% 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 Drive140% 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:09
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 126
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 524
QC Mixed 511
115% 507 Pts
MC Int 498
MC Float 517
MC Mixed 515
76% 510 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 106%
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 (89th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 411
Reflection 386
Parallax 393
125% 397 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 379
Splatting 248
122% 279 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 123%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
188GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Read 741
Write 960
Mixed 827
189% 843 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 30.5
162% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 46.1
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 30.5
38% 64.2 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 140%
Great: 372%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$55
898GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 124
Write 120
Mixed 115
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.21
97% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$188
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 33.6
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 38.9
SC Mixed 28.4
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
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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 15,283 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: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,221
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