Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics103% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150831
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 11:29
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-6700-$304
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
79.9% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 111
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 395
87% 386 Pts
MC Int 542
MC Float 603
MC Mixed 588
86% 578 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1623 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 328
Reflection 282
Parallax 334
102% 315 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 312
Splatting 222
104% 239 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$130
66GB free
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
146% Outstanding
Read 1,345
Write 555
Mixed 772
196% 891 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 38.7
146% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 93.8
131% 237 MB/s
Poor: 106%
This bench: 146%
Great: 158%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
335GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 147
Write 123
Mixed 107
94% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.19
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.26
64% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
38.3% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 11.7
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 10.4
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 78.4
51% 78.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 96%
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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 14,137 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: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,218
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