Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 152%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 166%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics187% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive334% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 01 '18 at 21:24
Run Duration230 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 152
122% 152 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 568
QC Mixed 559
124% 546 Pts
MC Int 741
MC Float 869
MC Mixed 817
121% 809 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 112%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Zotac(19DA 1471) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 3015 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
187% Outstanding
Lighting 609
Reflection 556
Parallax 684
197% 616 fps
MRender 286
Gravity 608
Splatting 312
179% 402 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 187%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$260
617GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2034 1703 1346 1134 1129 1128 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
334% Outstanding
Read 2545
Write 2,432
Mixed 1,740
SusWrite 1,412
456% 2,033 MB/s
4K Read 65.5
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 89.9
302% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,272
DQ Write 1,101
DQ Mixed 1,174
883% 1,182 MB/s
Poor: 213%
This bench: 334%
Great: 359%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
319GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 491 490 489 489 489 489 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 489
Mixed 416
SusWrite 490
107% 476 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 66.2
223% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 136%
Great: 134%
Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016)-$220
4.5TB free
Firmware: SC61
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 203 204 204 203 203 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 44% Great: 100%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$100
1TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 81 83 84 83 83 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
49% Average
Read 87.7
Write 80
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 82.6
56% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 49%
Great: 89%
Lacie P9233 5TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1053
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 122 130 135 136 136 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 121
Write 138
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 131
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 7.7
4K Mixed 0.7
262% 3.13 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 31.3
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 24
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 32.6
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 46.5
86% 46.5 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 122%
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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 14,182 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $930
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Intel Core i5-8600K $240Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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