Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (65%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateFeb 04 '19 at 07:40
Run Duration233 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU 65%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6402P
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
52% Above average
1-Core 84.2
2-Core 169
60% 126 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 340
45% 331 Pts
64-Core 329
22% 329 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 52%
Great: 62%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
339GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 72 60 35 72 70 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
41.5% Average
Read 79.5
Write 56
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 64.7
43% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB-$38
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
66.3% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 21.5
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 16.3
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 75.7
53% 75.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 90%
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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 21,617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,188
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HDDRAMUSB
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