Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 119%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive243% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory30.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:00
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 i5-7600K-$225
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
119% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 162
SC Mixed 158
126% 158 Pts
QC Int 593
QC Float 646
QC Mixed 626
141% 622 Pts
MC Int 612
MC Float 647
MC Mixed 626
94% 628 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 119%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 332
Reflection 306
Parallax 322
102% 320 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 296
Splatting 239
108% 253 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
162GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
243% Outstanding
Read 2,438
Write 1,197
Mixed 1,390
368% 1,675 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 27.5
171% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 604
DQ Write 422
DQ Mixed 24.7
150% 350 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 243%
Great: 261%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
781GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 158
Mixed 141
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.32
108% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x16GB-$350
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 28.2
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 25.5
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 85%
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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 12,847 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 - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,243
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