Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Gaming 76%
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 83.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (82%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 11 '18 at 19:14
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 82%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$323
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 394
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 606
MC Float 654
MC Mixed 635
95% 632 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
MSI(1462 3177) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
77.2% Very good
Lighting 251
Reflection 221
Parallax 241
76% 237 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 223
Splatting 153
78% 180 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$146
69GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 400
Mixed 417
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 47.5
174% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 126
141% 241 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 112%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 153
Write 137
Mixed 147
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.27
105% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB-$376
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 28
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 34.7
SC Mixed 26.3
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 127%
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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 13,351 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,177
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