Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 92.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive96.9% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 03:49
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$231
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 484
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 471
MC Float 503
MC Mixed 485
73% 486 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$310
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
75.4% Very good
Lighting 239
Reflection 208
Parallax 222
72% 223 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 217
Splatting 175
78% 182 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$80
159GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 403
Mixed 417
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 24.1
131% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 22.3
96% 216 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$25
449GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 107
Write 124
Mixed 98.5
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
79% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 25.5
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 24.6
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79%
Great: 101%
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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 14,089 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,208
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