Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 155%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics175% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive289% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMar 12 '19 at 00:24
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i7-7700K-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 566
QC Float 594
QC Mixed 570
131% 577 Pts
MC Int 729
MC Float 816
MC Mixed 778
116% 774 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 111%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2822 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Lighting 584
Reflection 540
Parallax 602
182% 575 fps
MRender 273
Gravity 574
Splatting 303
170% 383 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 175%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$133
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2040 630 567 579 591 589 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
289% Outstanding
Read 2,441
Write 2,116
Mixed 1368
SusWrite 833
377% 1,689 MB/s
4K Read 65.7
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 88
293% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,193
DQ Write 1,026
DQ Mixed 1,093
824% 1,104 MB/s
Poor: 197%
This bench: 289%
Great: 322%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$85
630GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 123 121 123 124 124 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
80% Very good
Read 156
Write 155
Mixed 39.7
SusWrite 123
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
149% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80%
Great: 108%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$85
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 193 197 197 196 197 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 193
Mixed 42.8
SusWrite 197
115% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 115%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$50
495GB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 80 81 81 82 81 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 121
Write 115
Mixed 58.9
SusWrite 79.6
69% 93.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$115
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 29
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 33.1
91% 32 GB/s
Latency 47.9
84% 47.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
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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 16,980 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,025
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