Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 98.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics87.7% 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 Drive113% 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
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150804
Uptime14.5 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:10
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$215
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 133
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 527
QC Mixed 522
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 467
73% 487 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 4991) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Lighting 270
Reflection 254
Parallax 281
85% 268 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 259
Splatting 190
90% 209 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$87
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 411
Mixed 418
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 45.6
174% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 107
139% 253 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 113%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
587GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 149
Mixed 151
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.19
83% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 93%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 28.1
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 20.2
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 90%
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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 17,145 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,085
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $360Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $87
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $145Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i7-7700K $329AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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