Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics169% 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 Drive90.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory29.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:10
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$339
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 489
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 695
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 752
112% 746 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan Xp
Nvidia(10DE 123F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2927 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 612
Reflection 564
Parallax 700
199% 626 fps
MRender 0.1
Gravity 631
Splatting 347
148% 326 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 169%
Great: 186%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$233
639GB free
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 339
Mixed 320
85% 386 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 21.9
126% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 43.4
99% 209 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
482GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 117
Write 243
Mixed 109
116% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.48
110% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
482GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 67% Great: 107%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$60
480GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 92
Write 97.5
Mixed 91.4
70% 93.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.23
86% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB-$349
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
83.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 26
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 34.5
SC Mixed 26.7
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 60.1
66% 60.1 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 123%
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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 15,253 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
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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