Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 Drive112% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 06:45
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$221
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 575
QC Mixed 538
122% 541 Pts
MC Int 519
MC Float 582
MC Mixed 546
82% 549 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$480
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 403
Reflection 374
Parallax 394
124% 391 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 378
Splatting 246
121% 277 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 122%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
81GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 416
Mixed 419
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 40.4
178% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 93.3
122% 223 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 112%
Great: 113%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB-$298
1TB free
Firmware: ML6O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5940 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
58% Above average
Read 109
Write 93.4
Mixed 89.1
73% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.65
4K Mixed 0.2
51% 0.42 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 58%
Great: 72%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$83
537GB free
Firmware: JC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 108
Write 107
Mixed 104
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.56
118% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
81% Excellent
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 24.7
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 25.6
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 56
72% 56 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 81%
Great: 87%
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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 14,735 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $134

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,215
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