Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics168% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive114% 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
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 08:14
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 538
QC Float 534
QC Mixed 554
123% 542 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 568
MC Mixed 551
82% 551 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 526
Reflection 470
Parallax 636
175% 544 fps
MRender 264
Gravity 538
Splatting 296
162% 366 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 168%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 480GB-$130
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFZ12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 479 337 488 379 497 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 15
Mixed 410
SusWrite 434
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 43.7
167% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 186
182% 289 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 114%
Great: 102%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
197GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 484 489 496 421 274 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 494
Mixed 472
SusWrite 433
108% 480 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 67.5
234% 86.2 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 136%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$171
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
78.2% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 25.3
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 30.3
SC Mixed 24.9
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 112%
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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 12,714 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

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