Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 83.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics51.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive110% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 09:35
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 0000
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 400
93% 408 Pts
MC Int 605
MC Float 686
MC Mixed 655
97% 649 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$220
XFX(1682 C570) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1950 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
51.7% Above average
Lighting 152
Reflection 146
Parallax 190
51% 163 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 133
Splatting 112
52% 123 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SX8000NP 128GB
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C2.3.7a
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 952
Write 574
Mixed 236
128% 587 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 17.4
105% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 17.2
48% 104 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 110%
Great: 139%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA360 500GB
184GB free
Firmware: JP2OA50E Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 106
Write 110
Mixed 107
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.32
4K Mixed 0.3
77% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G4D34AEEAK.K8FB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2987 MHz
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
96.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 27.1
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 28.7
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 111%
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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 16,492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,082
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