Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 Drive75.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory7.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateApr 22 '18 at 20:55
Run Duration197 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 509
QC Float 544
QC Mixed 518
119% 524 Pts
MC Int 662
MC Float 776
MC Mixed 721
108% 720 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 103%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$419
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 349
Reflection 342
Parallax 347
108% 346 fps
MRender 215
Gravity 400
Splatting 257
127% 291 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 119%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend TS128XBTMT3D58G 128GB
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0606BMS Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 482
Write 428
Mixed 467
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 4.67
81% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 67.3
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 4.94
51% 114 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$58
610GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 155
Write 148
Mixed 142
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.2
73% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 87%
Great: 117%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
69GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 149
Write 147
Mixed 141
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.08
24% 0.26 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 109%
Sony Micro Vault Mach USB 3.0 16GB-$42
3GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
36.4% Below average
Read 206
Write 27.2
Mixed 31.6
77% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.16
4K Mixed 0.17
13% 0.25 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 36.4%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS8213.C8FDD1 CT4G4DFS8213.C8FAR2 12GB
2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
52.8% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 14.8
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 17
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 56%
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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 16,520 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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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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