Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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.
Graphics138% 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 Drive97% 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.
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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 13:33
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 140
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 515
QC Float 551
QC Mixed 555
122% 540 Pts
MC Int 538
MC Float 600
MC Mixed 556
84% 564 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$498
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2825 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 434
Reflection 412
Parallax 462
137% 436 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 433
Splatting 274
139% 318 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 138%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 176 160 177 177 162 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 463
Write 440
Mixed 316
SusWrite 202
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 49
168% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 243
201% 289 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 97%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
504GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 184 181 173 183 181 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 168
Mixed 78
SusWrite 180
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
73.8% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 21.9
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 23
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 88%
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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 15,418 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: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $979
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