Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics121% 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 Drive60% 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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:31
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
SC Int 54.5
SC Float 55.2
SC Mixed 43.3
41% 51 Pts
QC Int 407
QC Float 545
QC Mixed 534
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 522
MC Float 511
MC Mixed 524
78% 519 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti-$500
MSI(1462 330F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2202 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 391
Reflection 378
Parallax 383
120% 384 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 375
Splatting 246
121% 278 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 121%
Great: 126%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
187GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
60% Good
Read 280
Write 321
Mixed 267
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 47.5
4K Mixed 18.2
83% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 19.8
39% 72.5 MB/s
Poor: 91%
This bench: 60%
Great: 389%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$65
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 (41st percentile)
71.4% Very good
Read 132
Write 117
Mixed 109
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.18
94% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 33.9
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 36.6
SC Mixed 19.1
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97.7%
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 10,694 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 - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,087
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