Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics191% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90.7% 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)
Memory29.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:33
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 529
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 536
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 738
MC Float 841
MC Mixed 800
118% 793 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan Xp
Nvidia(10DE 123F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2927 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
191% Outstanding
Lighting 607
Reflection 552
Parallax 703
198% 621 fps
MRender 285
Gravity 629
Splatting 337
185% 417 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 191%
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)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 337
Mixed 311
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 22.3
127% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 40.6
97% 207 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 90.7%
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 above expectations (64th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 113
Write 218
Mixed 107
108% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.46
110% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 94.8%
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
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 116
Write 184
Mixed 112
102% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.28
78% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86%
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 above expectations (62nd percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 92.9
Write 99.9
Mixed 86.8
70% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.23
83% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 55.4%
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 @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 28.5
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 29
84% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 90.8%
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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