Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.2% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory23.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateMar 19 '19 at 02:32
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-6700K-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 137
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 457
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 659
MC Float 733
MC Mixed 706
105% 699 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
9.82% Terrible
Lighting 24.7
Reflection 30.3
Parallax 26.3
8% 27.1 fps
MRender 24.9
Gravity 22.1
Splatting 37.5
11% 28.2 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.82%
Great: 10%
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$480
EVGA(3842 1996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.91
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 320
Reflection 292
Parallax 326
100% 313 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 300
Splatting 213
102% 237 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$99
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 281 136 125 124 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 443
Write 411
Mixed 353
SusWrite 189
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 96.3
4K Mixed 54.7
181% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 265
196% 258 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 134%
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
53GB free
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 173 172 164 160 161 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 433
Write 188
Mixed 218
SusWrite 169
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 15.6
105% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 29.2
47% 89.5 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 73%
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
28GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 110 109 108 110 109 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 162
Write 117
Mixed 149
SusWrite 110
30% 135 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 31.9
132% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 99.5
90% 139 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.7% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 23.1
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 24
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 115%
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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 18,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $974
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HDDRAMUSB
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