Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170515
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 11:36
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$320
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
115% 143 Pts
QC Int 506
QC Float 509
QC Mixed 516
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 709
MC Float 813
MC Mixed 774
114% 766 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2602 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 470
Reflection 397
Parallax 464
145% 444 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 404
Splatting 244
130% 297 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 136%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 168
Mixed 161
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.16
80% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$43
426GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 155
Mixed 135
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.27
105% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C13 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 28
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 28.3
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 98%
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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 15,858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,160
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