Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76% 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 Drive101% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 17 '19 at 11:06
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
84.2% Excellent
1-Core 135
2-Core 255
93% 195 Pts
4-Core 439
8-Core 628
69% 533 Pts
64-Core 698
47% 698 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.2%
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 below expectations (33rd percentile)
76% Very good
Lighting 310
Reflection 275
Parallax 289
81% 291 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 279
Splatting 215
76% 229 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 85 67 71 69 70 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 463
Mixed 400
SusWrite 109
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 53.8
188% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 354
268% 360 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 101%
Great: 125%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
152GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 474 476 486 413 269 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 485
Mixed 457
SusWrite 430
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 57.2
188% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 358
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 122%
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 potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
80.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 25.2
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 25.3
72% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 97%
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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 22,957 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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