Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 81.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive33.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 02:33
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
81.8% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 115
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 398
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 613
MC Float 679
MC Mixed 641
96% 644 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
Nvidia(10DE 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 339
Reflection 297
Parallax 294
100% 310 fps
MRender 183
Gravity 324
Splatting 198
103% 235 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 102%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SVP100ES2128G 128GB
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CJRA0202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 95 157 175 173 159 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
33.1% Below average
Read 141
Write 67.5
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 146
23% 105 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 7.4
4K Mixed 25.1
55% 15 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 43%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
190GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 427 439 444 462 448 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 473
Mixed 360
SusWrite 440
100% 442 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 57.5
212% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 325
254% 349 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 128%
Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD8213.C16FBD1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
38.3% Below average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 11.7
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 11.9
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 75.2
53% 75.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 79%
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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 14,206 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $971
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