Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 86%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics4.44% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive102% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime7 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '19 at 18:26
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i7-6700-$302
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
86% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 422
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 574
MC Float 676
MC Mixed 627
93% 625 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
MSI(1462 8C93) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
4.44% Terrible
Lighting 12.8
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 13.6
4% 12.5 fps
MRender 8.7
Gravity 11.6
Splatting 14.1
5% 11.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.44%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 201 183 179 174 171 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 470
Mixed 335
SusWrite 222
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 49.7
175% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 248
207% 300 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$75
742GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 159 158 160 161 159 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 148
Mixed 95.6
SusWrite 159
110% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Toshiba 3.5"External Har 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 0b20
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 109 110 109 109 110 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
43.1% Average
Read 108
Write 116
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 110
132% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
64% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 49%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 16GB-$21
15GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
50.9% Above average
Read 40.4
Write 39.9
Mixed 31.3
SusWrite 41.9
52% 38.4 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 10.9
4K Mixed 7.1
650% 9.4 MB/s
DQ Read 10.2
DQ Write 11.7
DQ Mixed 8.9
738% 10.3 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2460 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 27.5
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 27.5
77% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 103%
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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 17,810 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,007
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