Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics71.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.9% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151022
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 03:17
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i5-6500-$190
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
67.4% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 335
QC Mixed 328
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 385
MC Float 371
MC Mixed 377
57% 378 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$292
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Lighting 226
Reflection 200
Parallax 215
69% 214 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 209
Splatting 160
74% 172 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$194
217GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 513
Write 432
Mixed 468
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 28.9
121% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 28.4
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 63.7
65% 100 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 104%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$89
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC54 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
76.1% Very good
Read 134
Write 132
Mixed 124
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.21
82% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC1H Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 93.5
Write 89.8
Mixed 71.2
63% 84.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.52
108% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 68%
WD Blue 750GB (2008)-$48
275GB free
Firmware: 30.04G30 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
39.5% Below average
Read 69.8
Write 67.5
Mixed 66.6
51% 68 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.34
90% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 35
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 39.5
SC Mixed 28
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
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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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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $134

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,208
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