Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.7% 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 Drive50.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:58
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 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 i7-6700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
86.7% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 391
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 430
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 608
MC Mixed 473
80% 537 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$358
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (141 fps cap detected)
52.7% Above average
Lighting 142
Reflection 142
Parallax 142
44% 142 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 142
Splatting 139
59% 141 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 240GB-$149
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 82 101 169 179 222 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
50.8% Above average
Read 181
Write 83
Mixed 96.5
SusWrite 139
28% 125 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 50.7
4K Mixed 28.4
94% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 116
90% 124 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
414GB free
Firmware: CC4C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 89 122 183 180 182 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 54.5
Write 71
Mixed 29
SusWrite 141
54% 73.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
155% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3091 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 32.2
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 30.1
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 105%
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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 12,676 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: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,037
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HDDRAMUSB
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