Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 87.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive70.4% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:14
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User PER-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$334
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
87.1% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 123
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 422
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 627
MC Float 715
MC Mixed 678
101% 673 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$83
173GB free
Firmware: 0C3G37R5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 478
Write 232
Mixed 241
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 49.2
4K Mixed 14.1
95% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 32.5
74% 158 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 69%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
648GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 175
Mixed 161
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.05
4K Write 2.45
4K Mixed 0.35
128% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96%
Great: 105%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
495GB free, PID a200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 95
Write 99.5
Mixed 74.2
114% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.2
66% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2133C14D4/4G Corsair CMV4GX4M1A2133C15 8GB
2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
68.3% Good
MC Read 26
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 19.8
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 69%
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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 12,869 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,176
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