Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 87.8%, 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 Drive109% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '19 at 16:31
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$276
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 93.3
1-Core 134
2-Core 249
92% 159 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 655
71% 549 Pts
64-Core 695
47% 695 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 94%
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 below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76.6% Very good
Lighting 311
Reflection 278
Parallax 324
82% 304 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 282
Splatting 216
77% 230 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 252 122 79 64 61 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 486
Mixed 390
SusWrite 155
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 59.1
203% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 351
266% 358 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 109%
Great: 122%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
154GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 479 478 488 411 271 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 487
Mixed 458
SusWrite 431
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 59.4
202% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 126%
Great: 130%
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 potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
82.9% Excellent
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 25.6
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 25.9
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 96%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170-A Builds (Compare 6,812 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,159
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