Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 92.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '18 at 03:06
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
SC Int 117
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 490
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 473
MC Float 506
MC Mixed 487
73% 489 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$240
Device(1DA2 E353) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.2
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
71.2% Very good
Lighting 210
Reflection 187
Parallax 283
73% 227 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 202
Splatting 134
70% 161 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SSD 256GB
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 524
Write 499
Mixed 384
104% 469 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 54
208% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 349
266% 360 MB/s
Poor: 62% Great: 128%
Corsair Force 240GB
113GB free
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 135 140 135 132 136 MB/s
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
69.3% Good
Read 143
Write 174
Mixed 168
SusWrite 136
35% 155 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 35.2
158% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 96.5
94% 149 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2800 C16 4x4GB-$282
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
81.9% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 26.6
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 25.4
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 120%
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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 17,238 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,075
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