Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 93.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.9% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 11:14
Run Duration279 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$323
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 465
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 639
MC Float 719
MC Mixed 682
102% 680 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
Asus(1043 849E) 3GB
CLim: 1280 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
69.8% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 166
Parallax 262
68% 208 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 212
Splatting 110
71% 161 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 506
Write 230
Mixed 292
75% 343 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 22.5
140% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 60.8
101% 200 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 107%
Hitachi HDS721010CLA632 1TB-$115
489GB free
Firmware: JP4OA41A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
65.9% Good
Read 116
Write 114
Mixed 111
86% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.29
85% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 76%
SanDisk Cruzer 4GB
4GB free, PID 5530
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
12% Very poor
Read 20.1
Write 4.46
Mixed 8.56
11% 11 MB/s
4K Read 6.75
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 1.6
151% 3.49 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 12%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47.8% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 13.8
44% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 99%
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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 15,799 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: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,123
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