Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 23:18
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 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 i5-6600K-$215
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 530
QC Float 562
QC Mixed 547
124% 546 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 558
MC Mixed 545
82% 546 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
Asus(1043 85B9) 3GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
66.5% Good
Lighting 213
Reflection 178
Parallax 185
63% 192 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 192
Splatting 152
69% 162 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 500GB-$180
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 497
Write 395
Mixed 383
94% 425 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 20.3
115% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 26.6
68% 138 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
931GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 205
Write 199
Mixed 179
146% 194 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.24
100% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 116%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 28.5
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 34
SC Mixed 25.6
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 60.1
67% 60.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 87%
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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 16,543 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,086
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HDDRAMUSB
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