Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive92.7% 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 23:42
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 i5-7600K-$234
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 127
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 405
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 506
MC Float 529
MC Mixed 504
77% 513 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
52.2% Above average
Lighting 97.7
Reflection 163
Parallax 168
38% 143 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 168
Splatting 142
63% 147 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 294 284 277 270 261 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 398
Write 390
Mixed 344
SusWrite 285
80% 354 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 41.8
138% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 359
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 123%
WD WD10EACS-00ZJB0 1TB
456GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 78 77 78 79 78 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
46% Average
Read 82
Write 77.5
Mixed 53.2
SusWrite 78
54% 72.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 46%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
79.6% Very good
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 27
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 19.7
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 76.7
52% 76.7 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 99%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 17,275 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: $1,087
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback