Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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.
Graphics50.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime1 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 16:05
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$180
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 496
113% 498 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 507
MC Mixed 493
74% 495 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380X-$226
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
50.7% Above average
Lighting 156
Reflection 135
Parallax 195
53% 162 fps
MRender 110
Gravity 142
Splatting 87.2
49% 113 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 480GB-$350
26GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 481
Write 242
Mixed 267
73% 330 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 23.4
100% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 46.9
84% 169 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 147
Write 138
Mixed 141
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.21
87% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 99%
Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB-$100
131GB free
Firmware: SM12
!4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
54.6% Above average
Read 96
Write 94.3
Mixed 91.2
71% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.17
60% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSA.8FARG 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.6% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 21.5
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 21
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 81.6
49% 81.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,197
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