Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.6% 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 Drive103% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '19 at 16:25
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$298
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
76.4% Very good
1-Core 118
2-Core 221
81% 170 Pts
4-Core 413
8-Core 675
69% 544 Pts
64-Core 682
46% 682 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
76.6% Very good
Lighting 309
Reflection 279
Parallax 293
81% 294 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 283
Splatting 216
77% 229 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 64 62 63 62 62 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 477
Mixed 388
SusWrite 96.5
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 57.3
196% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 348
262% 351 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 103%
Great: 123%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
154GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 463 465 473 435 271 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 477
Mixed 455
SusWrite 423
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 57.9
195% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 349
264% 354 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 123%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 25.9
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 24.5
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 96%
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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 22,908 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,176
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