Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 98.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (50%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170515
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 22:25
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 50%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 458
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 489
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 787
MC Mixed 723
108% 721 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 64-LC (Liquid Cooled)-$1,700
AMD(1002 0B36) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1750 MHz, MLim: 1100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (167 fps cap detected)
62.3% Good
Lighting 167
Reflection 167
Parallax 167
52% 167 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 167
Splatting 167
70% 167 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 480GB-$300
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 154 86 80 80 80 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Read 430
Write 418
Mixed 343
SusWrite 145
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 32.1
113% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 182
176% 279 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 99%
Corsair Force GT 120GB-$155
20GB free
Firmware: 5.41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 158 170 149 174 156 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 388
Write 220
Mixed 209
SusWrite 158
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 38.7
141% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 168
140% 201 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 85%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$544
53GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,907
Write 1,428
Mixed 806
304% 1,381 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 52.4
181% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 471
DQ Write 396
DQ Mixed 428
322% 432 MB/s
Poor: 149% Great: 281%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$197
1TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 146 148 144 146 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 154
Write 155
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 146
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.7
201% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 33.7
107% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 44
SC Mixed 32.6
94% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
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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 16,168 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: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $970
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