Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics167% 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 Drive218% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory29.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 07 '18 at 23:34
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 529
QC Float 549
QC Mixed 534
122% 537 Pts
MC Int 701
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 761
113% 753 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2916 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
167% Outstanding
Lighting 528
Reflection 557
Parallax 584
170% 556 fps
MRender 286
Gravity 538
Splatting 296
165% 373 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 167%
Great: 179%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$586
179GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 1,808
Write 1,264
Mixed 1,313
324% 1,462 MB/s
4K Read 50.3
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 35.7
216% 87.8 MB/s
DQ Read 52.8
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 31.1
53% 96.9 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 218%
Great: 263%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 4x8GB-$326
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
89% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 27.9
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 29.2
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 89%
Great: 88%
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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 14,715 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 - $134

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,215
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