Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 62.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics8.76% 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 Drive71.1% 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory3.9 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 23:49
Run Duration229 Seconds
Run User CYP-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$100
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
62.8% Good
SC Int 110
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 113
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 285
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 258
MC Float 321
MC Mixed 279
43% 286 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 62.8%
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 (91st percentile)
8.76% Terrible
Lighting 27.1
Reflection 20.5
Parallax 29.7
9% 25.8 fps
MRender 23.4
Gravity 22
Splatting 16.5
9% 20.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.76%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
160GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 468
Write 319
Mixed 312
81% 367 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 17.4
88% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 51.9
66% 118 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 83%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$68
332GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 108
Write 110
Mixed 102
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.03
4K Write 0.17
4K Mixed 0.05
10% 0.08 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 68%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$68
146GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
38.3% Below average
Read 65.7
Write 67.5
Mixed 59.6
48% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.24
77% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 68%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$30
138GB free
Firmware: 07.04C07 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
45.6% Average
Read 81.8
Write 77
Mixed 76.2
59% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.38
103% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 62%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$8
15GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
34.2% Below average
Read 128
Write 46.7
Mixed 42.5
76% 72.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.38
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.96
99% 2.56 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
67.1% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 21.2
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 20
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 67.1%
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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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,207
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