Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive63.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 01:10
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
84.7% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 453
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 435
MC Float 454
MC Mixed 416
65% 435 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
65.4% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 179
Parallax 190
61% 189 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 192
Splatting 152
69% 161 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Z400s 128GB-$67
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2333000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 174 175 175 173 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 468
Write 158
Mixed 179
SusWrite 171
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 12.3
93% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 77.7
83% 137 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
23GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 72 73 73 74 84 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
41.2% Average
Read 68.5
Write 74.5
Mixed 58
SusWrite 74.7
51% 68.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
60.7% Good
MC Read 23.9
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19.6
63% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 12.8
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 76.3
52% 76.3 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 103%
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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 17,180 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: $1,076
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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