Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 151%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
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 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 84.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics214% 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 Drive217% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150703
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 04:55
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
84.2% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 402
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 601
MC Float 688
MC Mixed 657
97% 649 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,000
Gigabyte(1458 37A9) ≥ 4GB; Gigabyte G1 Gaming
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
214% Outstanding
Lighting 616
Reflection 602
Parallax 784
209% 667 fps
MRender 531
Gravity 633
Splatting 314
217% 492 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 214%
Great: 232%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 808 735 661 494 360 363 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 2,014
Write 880
Mixed 726
SusWrite 570
230% 1,047 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 57.6
229% 86.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,092
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 382
368% 602 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 217%
Great: 240%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
135GB free
Firmware: HP34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 98 96 100 101 97 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 136
Write 116
Mixed 74
SusWrite 98.4
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$88
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 170 170 169 171 170 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 158
Mixed 100
SusWrite 170
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
213% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 101%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 26.2
84% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 25.7
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 87%
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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 12,668 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 66%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,001
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HDDRAMUSB
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