Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 81.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics83.4% 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 Drive293% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 11 '19 at 01:39
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 259
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 670
70% 546 Pts
64-Core 664
45% 664 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Lighting 332
Reflection 305
Parallax 318
85% 318 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 309
Splatting 238
81% 252 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$165
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1118 958 923 853 831 795 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
293% Outstanding
Read 2,490
Write 2,062
Mixed 1,501
SusWrite 913
388% 1,741 MB/s
4K Read 61.8
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 84.3
282% 99.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,320
DQ Write 950
DQ Mixed 1,089
826% 1,120 MB/s
Poor: 220%
This bench: 293%
Great: 358%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$75
901GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 146 149 149 149 149 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 150
Write 151
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 148
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 84%
WD Elements 25A3 4TB
2TB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 141 143 143 142 143 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 148
Write 157
Mixed 119
SusWrite 142
193% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
122% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$50
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
44.9% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 13
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 15
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 48%
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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 22,238 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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 - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $839
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