Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 161%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics186% 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 Drive324% 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 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 04 '18 at 15:38
Run Duration229 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 151
121% 152 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 513
QC Mixed 503
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 746
MC Float 858
MC Mixed 811
120% 805 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 105%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
Zotac(19DA 1471) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 3017 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
186% Outstanding
Lighting 607
Reflection 555
Parallax 683
196% 615 fps
MRender 285
Gravity 609
Splatting 308
178% 400 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 186%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$278
612GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1326 1071 1252 1242 1255 1251 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
324% Outstanding
Read 2,540
Write 2,436
Mixed 1,761
SusWrite 1,233
446% 1,992 MB/s
4K Read 65.4
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 90.8
304% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1261
DQ Write 1109
DQ Mixed 1,178
885% 1,183 MB/s
Poor: 210%
This bench: 324%
Great: 347%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
319GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 487 487 487 486 487 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 489
Mixed 408
SusWrite 487
107% 473 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 64.7
219% 78 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 359
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 134%
Great: 134%
Seagate IronWolf 8TB (2016)-$240
4TB free
Firmware: SC61
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 196 194 196 198 196 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 31% Great: 113%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$90
1TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 81 82 84 83 83 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 82.7
Write 79.9
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 82.3
56% 75.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
173% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 87%
Lacie P9233 5TB
2TB free
Firmware: 1053
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 126 131 134 135 135 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 79.7
Write 79.4
Mixed 26
SusWrite 132
57% 79.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.5
174% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 61.1%
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 (56th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 31
100% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 25.3
SC Write 41.3
SC Mixed 33.2
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 44.7
90% 44.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 101%
Great: 122%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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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: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,051
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HDDRAMUSB
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