Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 91.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive59.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 18:30
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$222
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 482
107% 474 Pts
MC Int 472
MC Float 498
MC Mixed 488
73% 486 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 315
Reflection 298
Parallax 344
101% 319 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 288
Splatting 226
101% 236 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$192
233GB free
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 512
Write 246
Mixed 172
68% 310 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 11.9
112% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 32.2
90% 195 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 77%
Samsung 840 250GB-$192
233GB free
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 502
Write 244
Mixed 200
69% 315 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 12
114% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 12.1
80% 187 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 77%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
70GB free
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 499
Write 122
Mixed 143
55% 255 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 9.09
105% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 30.1
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 8.92
24% 48.2 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 66%
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 (93rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 175
Mixed 172
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.23
90% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 22.2
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 22.1
64% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 74%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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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 - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,207
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