Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive45.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150831
Uptime5 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 13:52
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$238
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 439
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 420
MC Float 450
MC Mixed 432
65% 434 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
63.8% Good
Lighting 196
Reflection 173
Parallax 187
60% 186 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 187
Splatting 126
67% 154 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier Pro SP900 128GB-$40
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.7b Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
45.7% Average
Read 248
Write 119
Mixed 144
37% 170 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 84.6
4K Mixed 12.6
82% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 78.8
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 37
46% 80.1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 81%
WD Red 1TB (2012)-$63
75GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
49.4% Average
Read 100
Write 71.7
Mixed 128
76% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.19
71% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
75.5% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 25.1
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 22.2
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 86%
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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 12,618 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: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,011
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