Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 89.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics217% 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 Drive109% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 07 '18 at 22:52
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 120
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 463
QC Mixed 447
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 628
MC Float 711
MC Mixed 660
100% 666 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,346
Nvidia(10DE 12A4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
217% Outstanding
Lighting 664
Reflection 609
Parallax 733
213% 669 fps
MRender 541
Gravity 638
Splatting 320
220% 500 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 217%
Great: 235%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 269 200 166 143 140 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 462
Mixed 388
SusWrite 222
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 58.5
194% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 47.6
122% 258 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 109%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 190 194 196 195 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 154
Mixed 86.3
SusWrite 193
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.3% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 22.9
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 29
SC Mixed 22.2
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 108%
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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%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $930
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HDDRAMUSB
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