Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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 Drive23.2% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 03:31
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$223
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 517
QC Mixed 525
116% 512 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 562
MC Mixed 531
79% 531 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2556 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.1
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 435
Reflection 387
Parallax 400
130% 407 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 436
Splatting 259
138% 313 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 135%
Great: 138%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 40 52 84 78 70 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
23.2% Poor
Read 120
Write 79.8
Mixed 102
SusWrite 60
20% 90.4 MB/s
4K Read 11
4K Write 15.9
4K Mixed 11.5
40% 12.8 MB/s
DQ Read 65.5
DQ Write 42.8
DQ Mixed 54.3
40% 54.2 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 23.2%
Great: 113%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$75
164GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 39 51 83 77 69 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
45.7% Average
Read 99.5
Write 59.9
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 59.1
50% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
214% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3183 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 41.8
MC Mixed 35.8
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 30.9
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
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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 17,800 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

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