Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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.
Graphics128% 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 Drive92.8% 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)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 18:58
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$234
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 137
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 142
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 516
QC Float 588
QC Mixed 552
125% 552 Pts
MC Int 523
MC Float 594
MC Mixed 546
83% 554 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$86
EVGA(3842 6583) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 394
Reflection 386
Parallax 444
127% 408 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 397
Splatting 248
129% 295 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 128%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 240GB-$149
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 168 210 220 217 232 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 409
Write 278
Mixed 255
SusWrite 207
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 45.5
174% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 128
125% 201 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 92%
Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB
39GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 260 273 228 219 211 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 423
Write 393
Mixed 338
SusWrite 261
80% 354 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 40
159% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 189
180% 282 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 100%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$119
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 133 138 136 135 138 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 165
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 136
101% 139 MB/s
4K Read 6.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
438% 3.33 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 106%
WD WD80EMAZ-00WJTA0 8TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 169 172 169 159 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 178
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 169
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 1.1
297% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 29.4
90% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 27.6
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 89.6%
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 15,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $989
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