Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 99%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive120% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory26.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 01:18
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
99% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 507
QC Float 550
QC Mixed 517
119% 525 Pts
MC Int 488
MC Float 523
MC Mixed 521
76% 511 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
66.2% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 184
Parallax 202
62% 196 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 192
Splatting 132
69% 160 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 285 284 300 281 260 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 452
Mixed 371
SusWrite 299
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 65.2
214% 80.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 359
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 120%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
224GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 104 107 107 105 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 118
Write 108
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 106
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
205% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 106%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 1TB
554GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 88 88 88 88 88 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
48.6% Average
Read 82.3
Write 55.3
Mixed 49
SusWrite 86.7
50% 68.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 4x8GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1923 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.2% Very good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 23.3
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 21.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 112%
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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 17,304 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: $1,085
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HDDRAMUSB
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