Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 95.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics77.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive175% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory22.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 20:05
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$237
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 130
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 467
QC Float 551
QC Mixed 502
115% 507 Pts
MC Int 463
MC Float 528
MC Mixed 476
73% 489 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Lighting 244
Reflection 210
Parallax 246
76% 233 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 220
Splatting 174
78% 183 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW25L0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 683 568 501 444 397 378 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Read 1,452
Write 1073
Mixed 915
SusWrite 495
219% 984 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 57.8
206% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 691
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 548
399% 528 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 175%
Great: 234%
Samsung MZ7LN512HCHP-000L1 512GB
350GB free
Firmware: EMT04L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 453 464 471 472 472 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 448
Mixed 302
SusWrite 458
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 48.6
182% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 215
202% 314 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 120%
Great: 108%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$50
232GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 132 127 128 128 126 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 115
Write 134
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 129
79% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.3
406% 2.9 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
289GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 127 125 126 126 120 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 186
Write 180
Mixed 82
SusWrite 124
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
83.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 27.3
86% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 24.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 87%
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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 16,146 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $997
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