Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics33.5% 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 Drive217% 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.
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.
Run History
7 days ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151211
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 18:23
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 513
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 521
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 663
MC Float 751
MC Mixed 716
106% 710 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$169
Nvidia(10DE 1402) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
33.5% Below average
Lighting 103
Reflection 85.3
Parallax 106
32% 98.2 fps
MRender 77.3
Gravity 92.4
Splatting 71
34% 80.2 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB-$170
179GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 1,856
Write 1,089
Mixed 1,433
323% 1,460 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 48.9
181% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 529
DQ Write 388
DQ Mixed 223
231% 380 MB/s
Poor: 125%
This bench: 217%
Great: 243%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
920GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 184
Mixed 170
139% 185 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.26
102% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 110%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
GKE800UD51208-2133AH 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 23.9
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 25.4
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 79%
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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 14,713 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $134

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