Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 86.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics37.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '18 at 19:32
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 126
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 412
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 632
MC Float 721
MC Mixed 686
102% 679 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Asus(1043 85C3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
37.8% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 79.4
Parallax 118
36% 105 fps
MRender 79.5
Gravity 111
Splatting 80.5
39% 90.3 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$100
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 495
Write 343
Mixed 311
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 20.1
92% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 43.5
88% 183 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 109%
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
91GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
73.9% Very good
Read 471
Write 186
Mixed 219
64% 292 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 73
4K Mixed 19.5
109% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 51.9
96% 193 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 163
Mixed 174
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.22
87% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 116%
WD My Passport 1.5TB
308GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
20% Very poor
Read 38.8
Write 38.2
Mixed 31.9
46% 36.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.19
73% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 20%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB-$316
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 28.8
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 27.6
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 57.7
69% 57.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 125%
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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 16,492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,082
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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