Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics130% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive79% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 23:52
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$281
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
69% Good
1-Core 122
2-Core 214
81% 168 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 648
65% 516 Pts
64-Core 653
44% 653 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 69%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 520
Reflection 505
Parallax 590
138% 538 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 522
Splatting 292
121% 358 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 130%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X110 128GB-$110
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X231706
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 132 102 109 107 99 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
79% Very good
Read 430
Write 210
Mixed 190
SusWrite 116
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 36.7
146% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 115
117% 193 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79%
Great: 88%
WD Blue 250GB (2007)-$19
60GB free
Firmware: 21.02E25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 63 63 62 62 62 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
35.9% Below average
Read 62.2
Write 62.5
Mixed 46
SusWrite 62.2
43% 58.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 53%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$26
153GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.3 7.3 6.7 8.7 10 9.8 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
4.16% Terrible
Read 6.2
Write 8.2
Mixed 7.5
SusWrite 8.3
6% 7.55 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
13% 0.07 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 4.16%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$133
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
78.3% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 25.1
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 88%
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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 21,097 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $989
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HDDRAMUSB
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