Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
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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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics34.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime6.7 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 06:20
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU4%

 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 i5-6402P
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
65.9% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 330
QC Mixed 313
77% 337 Pts
MC Int 372
MC Float 412
MC Mixed 393
59% 392 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
34.3% Below average
Lighting 105
Reflection 91
Parallax 101
32% 98.9 fps
MRender 77.5
Gravity 98.3
Splatting 77.3
36% 84.4 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 36%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
327GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 71 84 91 89 80 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
55.7% Above average
Read 110
Write 95
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 83.1
68% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
226% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB-$50
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 25.1
84% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 25.4
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 60.1
66% 60.1 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 91%
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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 18,260 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: $999
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