Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 89.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics119% 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 Drive220% 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory24.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 01:11
Run Duration293 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
89.9% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 433
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 636
MC Float 722
MC Mixed 676
101% 678 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 372
Reflection 355
Parallax 372
115% 366 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 368
Splatting 232
121% 278 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 119%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$295
617GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 408
Mixed 417
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 50.9
184% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 132
139% 232 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 114%
Great: 116%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$149
404GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 414
Mixed 422
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 48.6
177% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 119
134% 229 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 113%
Great: 116%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$396
162GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
220% Outstanding
Read 1,995
Write 824
Mixed 1,110
287% 1,310 MB/s
4K Read 50.9
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 52.3
232% 89.5 MB/s
DQ Read 601
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 196
216% 372 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 220%
Great: 219%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$79
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 186
Mixed 177
140% 186 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.18
80% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$79
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 183
Mixed 172
139% 185 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.18
81% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 110%
Great: 108%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 32GB
30GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
13.1% Very poor
Read 35.3
Write 10.5
Mixed 13
20% 19.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.38
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1.06
103% 2.31 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 13.1%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 33.9
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 33.9
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 32.3
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 102%
Great: 113%
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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 12,837 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: $1,242
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