Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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.
Graphics139% 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 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
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 13:41
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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 (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 143
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 512
QC Float 593
QC Mixed 552
125% 552 Pts
MC Int 517
MC Float 588
MC Mixed 538
82% 548 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2825 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 434
Reflection 412
Parallax 460
137% 436 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 436
Splatting 273
140% 320 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 139%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 207 171 174 160 160 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 480
Mixed 358
SusWrite 203
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 55.6
204% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 243
208% 308 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 110%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
504GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 180 181 182 180 183 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 168
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 181
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$91
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 24.1
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 26.3
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 17,046 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,000
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