Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 94.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics24.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive127% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 06 '18 at 01:35
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i5-6600K-$238
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 533
QC Mixed 489
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 534
MC Mixed 497
75% 504 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
24.5% Poor
Lighting 75
Reflection 50.5
Parallax 72.2
23% 65.9 fps
MRender 57.7
Gravity 75
Splatting 44.2
26% 59 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SSD 250GB
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 307 305 310 297 244 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 463
Mixed 378
SusWrite 303
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 66.5
233% 84.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 68
132% 265 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 127%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$20
44GB free
Firmware: 12.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 50 59 72 69 67 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
38.4% Below average
Read 72.3
Write 73.5
Mixed 52.4
SusWrite 61.1
48% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 60%
Patriot Memory 127GB
118GB free, PID 6000
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 305 303 303 302 206 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 260
Write 256
Mixed 32.4
SusWrite 266
266% 204 MB/s
4K Read 8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.5
111% 3.47 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 100%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
74.5% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 22.6
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 21.4
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 84%
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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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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,056
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