Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics8.67% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive62.7% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime1 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:42
Run Duration240 Seconds
Run User CYP-User
Background CPU 12%

 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 i3-6100-$119
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
64.7% Good
SC Int 108
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 322
QC Mixed 300
67% 297 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 326
MC Mixed 303
45% 299 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
Gigabyte(1458 365C) 2GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
8.67% Terrible
Lighting 26.5
Reflection 19.7
Parallax 32.9
9% 26.4 fps
MRender 22.1
Gravity 21.2
Splatting 16.3
8% 19.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.67%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
62.7% Good
Read 482
Write 177
Mixed 247
66% 302 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 43.9
4K Mixed 16.3
84% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 48.5
71% 135 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 101%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$70
332GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 106
Write 104
Mixed 90.4
75% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.04
4K Write 0.28
4K Mixed 0.2
29% 0.17 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 68%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$70
146GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
38.5% Below average
Read 65.7
Write 68.8
Mixed 52
46% 62.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.01
4K Write 0.32
4K Mixed 0.03
10% 0.12 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 68%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$30
138GB free
Firmware: 07.04C07 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
45.6% Average
Read 83.1
Write 75.5
Mixed 67.8
57% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.38
99% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 63%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$8
15GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
32.3% Below average
Read 128
Write 38.5
Mixed 38.7
70% 68.3 MB/s
4K Read 5.65
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.94
97% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
72.8% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 22.2
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 22.8
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 80%
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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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Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,067
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