Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics97.7% 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 Drive47.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (47%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime58.1 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 02:26
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 47%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 133
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 378
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 679
MC Float 706
MC Mixed 732
106% 705 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Lighting 296
Reflection 283
Parallax 304
92% 294 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 288
Splatting 225
102% 237 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
299GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 232 209 223 206 204 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
47.8% Average
Read 360
Write 290
Mixed 298
SusWrite 217
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 11.8
4K Write 8.7
4K Mixed 10.4
36% 10.3 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 91.6
DQ Mixed 47.1
76% 153 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 135%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
258GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 24 45 24 68 59 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
26% Poor
Read 44
Write 51.6
Mixed 23.5
SusWrite 46.6
30% 41.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.3
53% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 26%
Great: 106%
Generic STORAGE DEVICE 64GB
55GB free, PID b2b5
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 19 19 19 19 18 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
16.2% Very poor
Read 17.5
Write 18.3
Mixed 16.3
SusWrite 18.5
24% 17.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 3.3
223% 3.43 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 16.2%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
63.8% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 20.6
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 82.3
49% 82.3 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 100%
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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 13,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $981
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $340Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $77
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $220Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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