Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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. 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 79%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics47.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory23.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime12.3 Days
Run DateApr 29 '19 at 14:15
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$172
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
79% Very good
1-Core 118
2-Core 245
85% 182 Pts
4-Core 443
8-Core 439
60% 441 Pts
64-Core 421
28% 421 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$126
CLim: 1242 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.8.1
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
47.4% Average
Lighting 187
Reflection 167
Parallax 242
49% 199 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 171
Splatting 116
48% 139 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$51
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7,682
Write 6,662
Mixed 7,497
1,625% 7,280 MB/s
4K Read 718
4K Write 275
4K Mixed 383
1,724% 458 MB/s
DQ Read 2,127
DQ Write 1,419
DQ Mixed 1725
1,300% 1,757 MB/s
Poor: 73% Great: 123%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 1TB
320GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 138 134 137 138 137 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 138
Write 124
Mixed 48
SusWrite 136
81% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1
169% 1 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT16G4DFD824A.M16FA 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 27.8
86% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 31.6
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 86%
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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 24,805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,100
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $150Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-9600K $210Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $360Nvidia RTX 2060 $330Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $82SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $683SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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