Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 92.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics34.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive37.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory23.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 14:46
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 453
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 648
MC Float 736
MC Mixed 690
103% 691 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
34.4% Below average
Lighting 106
Reflection 89.1
Parallax 100
32% 98.5 fps
MRender 78.1
Gravity 97.9
Splatting 75.8
36% 83.9 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
291GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
37.9% Below average
Read 496
Write 77.6
Mixed 130
50% 235 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 0.33
4K Mixed 0.33
50% 11.2 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 135%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$60
887GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 163
Mixed 155
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 1.34
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.35
141% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSA.16FADG 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
82% Excellent
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 26.2
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 32.9
SC Mixed 26.4
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 82%
Great: 86%
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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 15,909 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,202
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Intel Core i7-7700K $300AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $136
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $58HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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