Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics172% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150804
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 23:15
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 i7-6700K-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 518
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 669
MC Float 800
MC Mixed 743
110% 737 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
172% Outstanding
Lighting 566
Reflection 510
Parallax 630
182% 569 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 556
Splatting 297
165% 371 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 172%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7101Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,139
Write 1,540
Mixed 1,077
350% 1,585 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 66.6
241% 87.1 MB/s
DQ Read 490
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 276
225% 328 MB/s
Poor: 132% Great: 239%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
119GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 428 438 437 435 430 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 443
Write 456
Mixed 303
SusWrite 432
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 38
150% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 154
167% 281 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 190 192 190 190 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 154
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 190
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
GEIL CL16-18-18 D4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3100 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 28.8
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 38.8
SC Mixed 31.9
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 46.8
86% 46.8 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $979
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