Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.6% 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 Drive122% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1600 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 21 '19 at 21:29
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
1-Core 134
2-Core 271
95% 203 Pts
4-Core 533
8-Core 540
73% 537 Pts
64-Core 543
36% 543 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Lighting 311
Reflection 296
Parallax 342
82% 316 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 287
Splatting 230
79% 241 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$76
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 320 322 324 322 320 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 448
Mixed 377
SusWrite 333
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 66.9
213% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 122%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 175 175 176 175 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 162
Mixed 109
SusWrite 174
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Patriot Memory 64GB
59GB free, PID 5200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 89 90 80 90 90 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 171
Write 50.1
Mixed 61.6
SusWrite 88.1
108% 92.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.2
81% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$119
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3112 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 41.6
MC Mixed 34.2
109% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 32
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 108%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,164
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HDDRAMUSB
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