Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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 91.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics29% 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 Drive110% 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
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160107
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 21:01
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 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 i5-6600K-$238
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 480
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 466
MC Float 502
MC Mixed 471
72% 480 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$104
CLim: 1220 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.9.3
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
29% Poor
Lighting 80.4
Reflection 81.8
Parallax 100
27% 87.5 fps
MRender 64.4
Gravity 74.9
Splatting 79.2
30% 72.8 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 29%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 215 211 211 205 204 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 468
Mixed 363
SusWrite 236
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 59.3
194% 70.4 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 363
273% 364 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 110%
Great: 123%
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$62
110GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 125 85 79 91 86 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
63.4% Good
Read 431
Write 436
Mixed 345
SusWrite 136
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 9.1
104% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 178
141% 193 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 89%
Samsung SP1614C 160GB-$98
149GB free
Firmware: SW100-27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 55 54 55 54 54 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
30.4% Below average
Read 50.8
Write 56.8
Mixed 39.2
SusWrite 54.9
37% 50.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$317
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.3% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 24.6
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 22.1
64% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 94%
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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 12,774 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 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,044
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