Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 98.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics212% 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 Drive130% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 05 '18 at 16:07
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 458
QC Float 517
QC Mixed 476
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 825
MC Mixed 774
114% 766 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,000
Nvidia(10DE 12A4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
212% Outstanding
Lighting 645
Reflection 602
Parallax 694
205% 647 fps
MRender 516
Gravity 634
Splatting 329
217% 493 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 212%
Great: 233%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 501 132 134 139 132 118 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 966
Write 881
Mixed 498
SusWrite 193
141% 635 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 53.1
184% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 424
DQ Write 609
DQ Mixed 391
331% 475 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 130%
Great: 328%
Kingston A400 480GB-$78
164GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 288 286 290 292 272 MB/s
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
67% Good
Read 198
Write 98.2
Mixed 250
SusWrite 283
47% 207 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 69.7
4K Mixed 25.3
99% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 142
139% 219 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 67%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$127
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
79.8% Very good
MC Read 29
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 24.7
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 25.4
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 80%
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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 12,729 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: $1,044
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