Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
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 90.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive140% 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
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 00:07
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 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 i7-6700K-$320
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
SC Int 117
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 125
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 447
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 707
MC Mixed 676
100% 671 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Lighting 303
Reflection 292
Parallax 304
94% 300 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 280
Splatting 230
101% 236 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$185
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 563 568 493 227 120 120 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Read 886
Write 543
Mixed 637
SusWrite 349
135% 604 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 53.6
198% 78 MB/s
DQ Read 505
DQ Write 516
DQ Mixed 465
362% 495 MB/s
Poor: 103%
This bench: 140%
Great: 177%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
346GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 9,083
Write 7380
Mixed 8,514
1,856% 8,326 MB/s
4K Read 752
4K Write 441
4K Mixed 519
2,038% 571 MB/s
DQ Read 1,837
DQ Write 1,482
DQ Mixed 1,505
1,168% 1,608 MB/s
Poor: 83% Great: 134%
WD WD10EURX 1TB-$36
872GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 132 133 133 133 133 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 151
Write 127
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 132
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.8
178% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 85%
Lexar USB Flash Drive 8GB
7GB free, PID a815
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6 6.8 6.2 6.8 6.3 6.9 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
5.12% Terrible
Read 13.3
Write 2.2
Mixed 2
SusWrite 6.5
6% 6 MB/s
4K Read 7.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
28% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.12%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C12 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
76.8% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 23.6
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29
SC Mixed 23.4
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 89%
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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 15,845 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,160
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