Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 85.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.6% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 02:13
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 413
92% 409 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 692
MC Mixed 634
95% 635 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.1
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
72.7% Very good
Lighting 236
Reflection 165
Parallax 254
75% 218 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 211
Splatting 110
71% 161 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 85%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 341 51 41 40 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 431
Mixed 387
SusWrite 160
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 44.6
175% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
43.7% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 12.6
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 14.4
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 52%
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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 15,451 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $929
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HDDRAMUSB
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