Asus Z170-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 79%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 Drive301% 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.
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
6 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z170-A  (all builds)
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 09 '19 at 04:51
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
79% Very good
1-Core 124
2-Core 240
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 638
68% 529 Pts
64-Core 650
44% 650 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79%
Great: 95%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 396
Reflection 377
Parallax 433
104% 402 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 396
Splatting 250
98% 296 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6373
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
7.23% Terrible
Lighting 25.1
Reflection 30.8
Parallax 26.3
6% 27.4 fps
MRender 23.9
Gravity 22.2
Splatting 37.6
8% 27.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.23%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018)-$156
657GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1816 1408 1408 1404 1407 1412 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
301% Outstanding
Read 1889
Write 2,048
Mixed 1,587
SusWrite 1,476
394% 1750 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 73.5
262% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,344
DQ Write 1,131
DQ Mixed 1,210
914% 1,229 MB/s
Poor: 176%
This bench: 301%
Great: 308%
PNY CS1311 960GB-$135
237GB free
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 485 488 211 75 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 492
Mixed 387
SusWrite 282
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 45.5
170% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 212
194% 297 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$127
348GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 485 484 483 452 460 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 483
Mixed 458
SusWrite 474
108% 480 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 64.3
220% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 134%
Great: 134%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
623GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 159 160 157 160 160 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 149
Mixed 103
SusWrite 159
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
246% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.6% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 23.2
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 24.2
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 113%
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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 74%
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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: 63% - Good Total price: $1,129
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