Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive69.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 07:39
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i7-6700-$318
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
71.5% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 364
QC Mixed 342
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 605
MC Mixed 550
83% 554 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
76.4% Very good
Lighting 238
Reflection 212
Parallax 254
75% 234 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 219
Splatting 150
77% 178 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$37
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 198 195 200 202 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 472
Write 189
Mixed 182
SusWrite 197
57% 260 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 13
107% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 78.7
89% 149 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 75%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
65GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 47 52 65 60 61 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
24.7% Poor
Read 33
Write 40.5
Mixed 20.5
SusWrite 52.8
27% 36.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
75% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 24.7%
Great: 107%
Seagate Backup+ BK 1TB
672GB free
Firmware: 0412
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 41 42 42 41 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
22.8% Poor
Read 37.8
Write 41.3
Mixed 31.5
SusWrite 41.1
28% 37.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMV8GX4M1A2133C15 Patriot 3200 C16 Series Patriot 3200 C16 Series 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.5% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 14.5
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 14.4
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 49%
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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 12,824 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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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: $1,047
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